Ken was appointed to the Governing Body in October 2006 and serves on the Finance and General Purposes Committee. He is Head of Group People Development at JCB. He is primarily an engineer and his career developed toward product marketing on a global scale.
He has also been an associate tutor at JCB for 17 years and during that time has lectured on marketing, customer care and emotional Intelligence in management.
Currently he manages the specialised development programmes for the group.
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management and a board member of the Staffordshire LEP.
He also chairs the Enterprise and skills board for the county.
He is a board member of the B2Gether education partnership and a member of the Staffordshire management committee for the SETPOINT organisation