Sir John Peace

Major Career Roles

  • Chair, Burberry Group plc
  • Chair, Standard Chartered plc
  • Chair, Experian plc
  • Co-Founder and Group CEO, Experian Finance plc

Other Career Highlights

  • Group CEO, GUS plc
  • Lord-Lieutenant, Nottinghamshire County Council

Sir John Peace is the former Chair, CEO and Co-Founder of Experian plc and during his career has worked within luxury retail, financial services, technology and government sectors.

Sir John is Chair of the Midlands Engine Partnership and Midlands Connect, government-backed initiatives aimed at driving economic growth throughout the Midlands region in England. He is also Chair of data-analytics company Octo Telematics Ltd, Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University, Commission Chair of the Local Government Association and Lord-Lieutenant for Nottinghamshire County Council.

Sir John was knighted in 2011 for services to the business and voluntary sector and became Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire in July 2012.