The Board comprises eight Directors.
It is the responsibility of the Board to ensure that there is effective stewardship of the Company’s affairs.
Further information on the governance of Electra Private Equity can be found in the Governance section of this website and in Company’s most recent Annual Report.
Mr Johnson is currently Chairman of Synthomer plc, Centaur Media plc and Motability Operations plc and Senior Independent Director of Business Growth Fund. He was formerly CEO of the RAC and chaired telematics company Cybit Plc through IPO and ultimate sale to a US private equity house in 2010. He also chaired e2v plc from 2013 until its sale to Teledyne Inc in March 2017. After directing the European automotive interests of British Aerospace, he served a term as director general of the Engineers Employers Federation and later set up a transatlantic trade and business promotion body, British-American Business Inc. Following an early career in the Army, he began his business career with a series of roles within Lex Service Group, British Leyland, Jaguar and Land Rover. He was, until 2012, an Independent Member of the Metropolitan Policy Authority.
Mr Johnson was appointed as non-executive Chairman and Director of the Company on 12 May 2016. When Ed Bramson stepped back to a Non-Executive role in March 2018, Mr Johnson became Executive Chairman. He is also Chairman of the Nominations Committee