DAVID BEARDSMORE - Chairman
David recently retired as Deputy Chairman, having previously been Chief Executive, of Mansell plc after a 45 year international career in the construction industry. He was initially with Balfour Beatty plc and then spent seven years in the United States of America with AMEC plc where he gained a special knowledge of local business practices.
He has extensive experience in corporate management and has a proven track record of mergers, acquisitions and company turnarounds, both in the United Kingdom and overseas.
He has a positive entrepreneurial style with clear strategic vision and makes things happen. His knowledge of corporate governance, the City, financial feasibility, risk analysis and the international arena equips him to provide analytical solutions and support to business in general.
At Jasper, David acts as a consultant in analysing the commercial viability of potential investments and monitors the ongoing performance of various businesses. In addition he is a non-executive director and audit committee member of Jasper Capital Limited.