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Sir Mike Rake
Former Chairman
BT
Sir Michael Rake, knighted in 2007 is Chairman of Great Ormond Street Hospital (2017) and Phoenix Global Resources (2017). He is also chairman of Majid AL Futtaim Holdings LLC (2010) and is a director of Worldpay Inc (Chairman Worldpay Group plc 2015-2018) and of S&P Global (2008).

Mike’s business advisory roles include Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce UK, Chairman of the Advisory Board for Engie UK, Advisor to Teneo Holdings, a Senior Adviser for Chatham House and a member of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation Global Advisory Board. Mike is a William Pitt Fellow at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He is also a member of the International Business and Diplomatic Exchange (IBDE) Advisory Board, Chair of the Advisory Council for a Blueprint for Better Business and Vice President of the RNIB.

Mike’s former principal roles include Chairman of BT Group Plc, Chairman (both UK and International) of KPMG, Chairman of easyJet, President of the Confederation of British Industry, Deputy Chairman of Barclays and director of the Financial Reporting Council. Mike was the first chairman of the UK Commission for Employment of Skills, Chairman of Business in the Community, a trustee for the Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation and a member of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group.