Sean, born October 1957 is currently a Non-Executive Director of Optibiotix Health plc, Applied Graphene Materials plc and of Turner & Townsend. Previously he was Group Finance Director of Croda International plc from 2006-2015, a global manufacturer of speciality chemicals. Prior to joining Croda in 2006, Sean was Group Finance Director of Northern Foods plc. He also served as a Non-Executive Director of KCOM Group plc until 2007 and of Cherry Valley Farms Limited until its sale in 2010. He is a Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Sean has extensive knowledge of all aspects of finance and strategy in major businesses and is an experienced Audit Committee Chairman.