About the Author
Peter Waine has worked for both manufacturing companies and professional firms and has main board experience both as an executive and non-executive director of companies with turnover of up to £1 billion. He is chairman of both a Remuneration and Audit Committee. A former CBI director, he is co-founder of Hanson Green, the leading company in the field of non-executive appointments, and co-author of both The Independent Board Director, the acknowledged management book on non-executive directors, and Takeover, the acclaimed business novel, translated into five foreign languages. He is a former trustee of the Royal Opera House, a member of the International Cricket Council and a former member of the Council of the European Business School, the Institute of Management, and former chairman of the Tree Council. He is currently Chairman of Brogdale Horticultural Trust, which is the largest collection of soft fruits in the world.