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Our Leadership Team

Ian E. L. Davis

Independent Director since 2010

Mr. Davis, age 71, served as the non-executive Chairman, Rolls-Royce Holdings plc until September 2021. Mr. Davis retired from McKinsey & Company (management consulting) in 2010 as a Senior Partner, having served as Chairman and Worldwide Managing Director from 2003 until 2009. In his more than 30 years at McKinsey, he served as a consultant to a range of global organizations across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to becoming Chairman and Worldwide Managing Director, he was Managing Partner of McKinsey's practice in the United Kingdom and Ireland. His experience included oversight for McKinsey clients and services in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and he has expertise in the consumer products and retail industries. Mr. Davis is a Director at Majid Al Futtaim Holding LLC, a Senior Advisor at Apax Partners, a private equity firm, and Chairman at Thoughtworks Inc.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Expertise in leading a broad global business
  • Deep understanding of global business trends
  • Expertise in finance, strategy and business transformation

Current Committees

  • Member, Audit
  • Member, Regulatory Compliance & Sustainability

Recent Public Board Service

  • Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (2013 -2021)
  • BP, plc (2010-2020)
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