Tony was appointed a Governor in 2011 and he is a member of the Search and Governance Committee. He joined Toyota Manufacturing UK, as General Manager, Human Resources in 1990. He played a fundamental role in the establishment and development of the company, before taking up a new challenge in Toyota Motor Europe’s HQ in Brussels in 2001.
At Toyota Motor Europe he held the position of Vice President of Human Resources and, at different times, senior positions in Manufacturing Corporate Planning and Production Planning & Project Management.
Tony returned to Toyota Manufacturing UK in January 2010 to take up the role of Deputy Managing Director, with direct responsibility for the corporate functions of HR, Accounting & Finance, Corporate Planning and External Affairs.
He graduated from Newcastle-upon-Tyne University with a BSc Hons in Psychology in 1977, taking up a graduate trainee position within the motor industry.
Tony, 56, is married with three grown up children. In his spare time he enjoys classic cars, history and being active in his local community.