Sir Roger Carr is Chairman of BAE Systems plc and a Senior Advisor to KKR. In addition, he is Chairman of English National Ballet, a Vice President of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, a Trustee of Bletchley Park and a Visiting Fellow of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
He has previously held a number of senior appointments including Chairman of Centrica plc, Chairman of Cadbury plc, Vice Chairman of the BBC Trust, Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of the Court of the Bank of England and President of the Confederation of British Industry.
Throughout his career he has served on a number of external committees including the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group, the Manufacturing Council of the CBI and The Higgs Committee on Corporate Governance. He is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufacturers & Commerce, a Companion of the Institute of Management, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and an Honorary Doctorate in Business from Trent University.
He was knighted for Services to Business in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list 2011.