Mike Turner CBE


Mike Turner CBE - Chairman


June 2008 as a Non-Executive Director and November 2008 as Chairman


11 years




Mike brings extensive aerospace and defence industry experience.

Previous Roles

He was a Non-Executive Director of Barclays PLC until 2 May 2019 and formerly Chairman of GKN PLC and the UK Defence Industries Council (DIC), Chief Executive of BAE Systems PLC and a Non-Executive Director of Lazard Limited.

External Appointments

Mike is currently the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Gulf Marine Services PLC, as well as being the Chairman of its Remuneration Committee. He is also a member of the UK Government’s Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network.


Whilst working for Hawker Siddeley Aviation, as an undergraduate Commercial Apprentice, Mike gained a BA Honours degree from Manchester Metropolitan University. Mike has honorary degrees from Manchester Metropolitan, Cranfield and Loughborough universities.

Committee Membership

Nominations (Chair)