Published: 24 August 2020 at 15:30
Former e2v CEO Keith Attwood becomes Chair, while Alicia Shaw joins
Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has appointed Keith Attwood to the position of Chair of the Board of Governors, with Alicia Shaw joining the Board for the first time.
Keith, who holds an honorary degree from ARU, was CEO of e2v Technologies from 1998 until 2013 having previously worked at director level within the telecommunications, defence and aerospace sectors. During this time, he led a management buy-out of e2v in 2002 before listing the company on the London Stock Exchange in 2004.
Keith, a direct investor in several young companies in a variety of sectors, has also served several institutions in a non-executive capacity, including two roles with the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and as an advisor to the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner. He was appointed a Governor at Anglia Ruskin University in 2014.
He replaces Jerome Booth, who is stepping down after reaching the maximum term allowed on the Board of nine years, as Chair.
Alicia Shaw is a former police officer who spent 30 years with Hertfordshire Police, predominantly in detective roles, until she retired last year.
She sat on many boards during her career including Diversity boards, The Code of Ethics board, Chair of The Herts Black and Asian Police Association and the College of Policing Membership Board.
Alicia graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2018 with a Master of Studies in Applied Criminology.