Driver Group plc

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

RNS Number : 2424O
Driver Group plc
01 October 2019

1 October 2019


Driver Group PLC


("Driver Group" or the "Company")


Appointment of Elizabeth Filkin CBE as Non-Executive Director


Driver Group PLC, the global professional services consultancy to the construction and engineering industries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Jill Filkin CBE to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 October 2019.


Elizabeth Filkin brings an exceptional record of professional, advisory and non-executive experience to Driver Group, possessing particular expertise in ethical accountability and corporate welfare, public service advisory and governance. Having formerly served as Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards and Chief Executive of the Citizens Advice Bureau, Elizabeth's current roles include a non-executive board position at the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and chair of the Independent Advisory Committee at Marston (Holdings) Limited.   


Gordon Wilkinson, CEO of Driver Group, said: "following a rigorous search process, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Filkin CBE to the Board of Driver Group. Elizabeth brings with her a wealth of boardroom experience, in the corporate world, both public and private, and the public services, as well as impressive and diverse advisory expertise that will enhance Driver's sectoral agility and reach. We are thrilled to have her join us. Elizabeth will add strength, depth and experience to the Driver Board."


Pursuant to Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, Elizabeth Jill Filkin (aged 78) has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:


Current directorships and partnerships:

Employers' Initiative on Domestic Abuse Limited

Chartered Institute of Legal Executives


Previous directorships and partnerships held in the past five years:

Annington Limited

The Foundation Years Trust


Ms Filkin was a director of Jarvis PLC, a railway support services company, when it was placed into administration in March 2010.


Elizabeth Jill Filkin does not currently hold any shares in the Group.


There is no further information to be disclosed in respect of the above appointment pursuant to Rule 17 and Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.





Driver Group plc

020 7377 0005

Gordon Wilkinson (CEO)


David Kilgour (CFO)


N+1 Singer (Nomad & Broker)

020 7496 3000

Sandy Fraser / George Tzimas (Corporate Finance)


Rachel Hayes (Corporate Broking)


Acuitas Communications

020 3687 0868

Simon Nayyar

[email protected]


Fraser Schurer-Lewis

[email protected]










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