Professor Richard Thomas (Chairman)
Tom (Richard) was Dean of Southampton Business School before being appointed as the Chief Executive of the Institute of Commercial Management, a large professional examination board. Tom founded and is currently Chairman of the Business Management Education Centre which offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes around the world. He has over 50 publications in areas such as information technology, business analysis and education. Tom has a lifelong commitment to education and he believes that fairness, respect and compassion are important traits in his dealings with others.