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John Rishton

John Rishton


John brings significant financial and international commercial experience to Informa. He was Chair of the Audit Committee from September 2016 until his appointment as Board Chair in June 2021.

John was Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce Group PLC from 2011 to 2015, having been a Non-Executive Director since 2007. His previous positions include Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Executive and President of Royal Ahold NV and Chief Financial Officer of British Airways PLC.

John has also held non-executive directorships at Unilever, Associated British Ports and Allied Domecq.

John is Chair of Serco Group PLC and Audit & Risk Committee Chairman at Majid Al Futtaim Properties LLC.