BMT Group Ltd, an international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced that Charles Packshaw has joined the Board of Directors as a non-executive Director.
Packshaw has thirty years’ experience working with financial institutions in the City of London and is currently Head of UK Advisory at HSBC Bank, where he is responsible for advice to clients on strategy, acquisitions, capital structure, equity and debt financing and shareholder relationships. Prior to this, Packshaw was Managing Director of Lazard’s Corporate Finance Division in London. He began his career working in the construction industry and is a Chartered Civil Engineer.
Packshaw has worked with professional service businesses and with a broad range of industries including construction, house building, offshore, building materials, industrials and food.
He is a non-executive Director of Diploma PLC and a member of its Audit and Remuneration Committees. He has formerly been a non-executive Director of The Restaurant Group, where he was Chairman of the Audit Committee, and of Diagonal PLC and a trustee of the Lazard Directors Pension Scheme.
Commenting upon his appointment, Packshaw said: “I am delighted to be joining the Board of BMT, a company with a strong reputation for scientific and engineering excellence. I look forward to contributing to its future development and success.”
Dr Neil Cross, Chairman of BMT Group, says: “We are very pleased to welcome Charles to the BMT Board. I am confident that BMT will benefit greatly from his wealth of experience in a broad range of financial affairs. In particular, we welcome his input as we focus on continued growth and development.”