Main board trifast

Through our desire to innovate and serve, TR is recognised as a driving force within the industry"

Malcolm Diamond MBE
Executive Chairman

Executive directors

Malcolm Diamond MBE

Executive Chairman

Length of service

Total 32 years; re-appointed in 2009 to the PLC Board as Executive Chairman

Formerly, Trifast CEO for 18 years before retiring in 2002

Appointed Non Executive Chairman Flowtech Fluidpower PLC in May 2014

Key areas of expertise

Sales & marketing, strategic planning & implementation, business development and investor relations

Committee membership

Nominations Committee and by invitation

Jim Barker

Chief Executive

Length of service

Total 32 years; re-appointed in 2009 to the PLC Board after retiring as CEO in 2007

Key areas of expertise

Extensive industry experience at domestic and international level including; global sourcing, purchasing & logistics, focus on Asian & European manufacturing and distribution

Committee membership

Nominations Committee and by invitation

Mark Belton

Group Finance Director & Company Secretary

Length of service

15 years; appointed to the PLC Board in 2010

Key areas of expertise

All aspects of financial planning, reporting and controls at Group and operational levels; Company secretariat function

Committee membership

By invitation

Geoff Budd

TR Europe Managing Director

Length of service

38 years; appointed to the PLC Board in 1986

Key areas of expertise

Extensive knowledge of the industry, European and Asian markets particularly in sales & purchasing, manufacturing and quality

Committee membership

By invitation

Glenda Roberts

Group Sales Director

Length of service

24 years; appointed to the PLC Board in 2010

Key areas of expertise

Global sales & marketing, logistics & supply chain and customer relationship management

Committee membership

By invitation

independent non-Executive directors

neil chapman

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Length of service

5 years; appointed to the PLC Board in 2009

Key areas of expertise

General management and finance, audit, governance and compliance roles following 30 years at KPMG and partner for 15 years, as well as Managing Director at Endeavour Holdings Ltd and Rivervale Cars Ltd.

Committee membership

Audit Committee (Chairman), Nominations Committee (Chairman) and Remuneration Committee

jonathan shearman

Independent Non-Executive Director

Length of service

5 years; appointed to the PLC Board in 2009

Key areas of expertise

Investment Fund management, stockbroking & investment banking, IT and charitable foundations

Committee membership

Remuneration Committee (Chairman) Audit Committee and Nominations Committee

scott mac meekin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Length of service

1 year; appointed to the PLC Board on 25 April 2013

Key areas of expertise

20 year career in both commercial & corporate structures across all major continents and cultures in: M&A, Global Logistics, Technology, Distribution and Manufacturing

Committee membership

Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee