Two new non-executive directors have been appointed to the board of Ordnance Survey, Britain’s national mapping agency.
Sir Michael Bett CBE is Chairman of Pace Micro Technology plc and of Compel Group plc. Pro-Chancellor of Aston University, he is also Chairman of the Pensions Protection Investments Accreditation Board, One World Broadcasting Trust, and the White Ensign Association naval charity. He has had a long and distinguished career in both the public and private sectors, including positions as Deputy Chairman of BT and Personnel Director of both the BBC and GEC Group. He was also the First Commissioner for the Civil Service (1995-2000), the President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (1992-98) and the Chairman of the Armed Forces Independent Review on Manpower (1994-95).
Judith Anthony is Director of An Ju Ltd, providing consultancy on planning and development issues, business development and tourism strategy, principally in the Thames Valley area. She is a former Chief Executive of Thames Valley Economic Partnership (1997-2000); Under Secretary for Economic Development, Tourism and Leisure with the Association of District Councils (1994-97); and Director of Operations with the Industrial Society (1993-94). Her earlier career was in planning with various authorities in and around London. She is currently a member of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the Tourism Society. Sir Michael and Ms Anthony join two other non-executive directors on the Board at Ordnance Survey – Lynn Mathieson and Piers White. At the same time, Gwynneth Flower retires as a non-executive director after completing almost five years’ service.