Charles Mackay, MBA'69
Chairman, Opera Holland Park Trust
Charles Mackay is Chairman of the Opera Holland Park Trust, a Member of the Business Board of the House of Habib, a member of the Advisory Council of INSEAD and a Trustee of the Development Trust (for the Mentally Handicapped).
He was Chairman of Production Services Network Ltd from 2009 to 2011, of TDG plc from 2000 to 2008 and of Eurotunnel Group from 2001 to 2004 (having been Deputy Chairman from 1999 to 2001 and a Non-Executive Director from 1997). He has also served on the Boards of HSBC, British Airways, Johnson Matthey (Senior Independent Director), Thistle Hotels (Deputy Chairman), Gucci and INSEAD among others.
He was Chief Executive of Inchcape plc between 1991 and 1996, having been Executive Chairman of Inchcape Pacific from 1986 to 1991. He worked previously with BP, McKinsey, Pakhoed Holding and Chloride. He has lived and worked in Continental Europe, Asia and Africa as well as the UK.