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Rupert joined Serco as Group Chief Executive on 1 May 2014, tasked with turning around what was at the time, a troubled business. He came from Aggreko plc, the temporary power business, where he served 11 years as Chief Executive. During his tenure at Aggreko, the market capitalisation of the business increased from £450 million to over £5 billion.
Prior to Aggreko, he was with the software company Misys plc for five years, latterly as Chief Executive of its Banking and Securities Division. He spent the first 16 years of his career at GEC plc. He studied Politics, Philosophy & Economics at Oxford University and was President of the Oxford Union.
Until recently Rupert was a senior independent director of Electrocomponents plc and a member of the remuneration, nomination and audit committees.
Rupert is a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University.
Previously Chief Financial Ofﬁcer and Interim Chief Executive at Aggreko plc, Managing Director at Pringle of Scotland, senior finance positions at PepsiCo Inc. including Regional Finance Director for Central Europe.
Angus was also previously Senior Independent Director of GKN plc until April 2018 and prior to that a Non-Executive Director of Howden Joinery.
Angus is currently a Non-Executive Director and the Chair of the Audit Committee of Ashtead Group plc, and is an Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh.
Anthony has a wealth of experience from over 17 years at Compass Group; he was most recently Group Workforce and Organisation Director, responsible for supporting over 40 countries and prior to this he was the HR Director for Europe and Japan. Additionally, Anthony has held other roles at Compass Group including Director of Group Labour Strategy as well as being responsible for shared services and operational HR Director roles across a number of sectors in the UK.
Anthony is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development and holds Masters Degrees in both Strategic Human Resources and Employment Law & Industrial Relations.
Mark was appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Serco Asia Pacific in April 2013 after joining Serco as Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific in January 2013.
Mark has extensive international experience in business and operations management, holding numerous senior leadership positions in state-owned, public and private equity business environments.
Prior to joining Serco, Mark was COO for the China National Bluestar Group based in Beijing. In this role he was responsible for leading the operations of the group's $8 billion business portfolio, and was a member of the executive leadership team responsible for strategic planning, M&A and other capital market transactions. Prior to working in China, Mark spent 11 years in leadership roles in Singapore, Japan and the United States with multinational companies including General Electric.
Mark's formal education includes a degree in Applied Science, post graduate studies in International Business and an MBA.
David (Dave) J. Dacquino serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Serco Inc., a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services to every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients.
Dave oversees the $1 billion business with approximately 8,000 employees providing support in the areas of defense, transportation and citizen services. Mr. Dacquino brings to Serco more than 30 years of experience in the defense, aeronautics and technical services industry.
In his previous role at Serco, Mr. Dacquino served as Senior Vice President of the Defense Services business unit and oversaw the Company's work in the areas of ship and shore/base modernization, hardware integration, acquisition and program management, logistics support, and personnel readiness.
Before Serco, Dave served as President and CEO of SkyLink, a leading aviation and logistics service provider with international operations in over 60 countries. Previous roles included: CEO for the North America operations of VT Group, a technology integrator with a strong focus on C4ISR, transportation, logistics and facilities management; Vice President and lead executive of Raytheon Technical Services Company's integrated support solutions division; and an extensive career at Lockheed Martin, where he ultimately held the position of Vice President and General Manager of logistic services and oversaw more than 3,500 personnel at 75 locations worldwide.
Born in Zimbabwe, Kevin was educated at St George’s College, Salisbury. After completing National Service, he studied at the University of Witwatersrand for a BSc Electrical Engineering.
His part time job at university, training and supplying students for the South African hospitality industry, became a full-time business in catering. This included a successful restaurant, food production company, and location catering division (mostly for television but including films such as Cry Freedom, and Red Scorpion.)
In 1991 Kevin, who is British, moved to the UK and ran a large leisure centre before moving into contract catering with Gardner Merchant in 1994. By 1997 he was Divisional Managing Director for Citation South, running a large portfolio of blue chip corporates, before heading up Sodexho Travel.
Kevin moved to ARAMARK in 2002 to head up Specialist Markets, supporting mainly public sector areas of Healthcare, Education, Defence, and Criminal Justice.
From 2006 he ran Balfour Beatty WorkPlace, the FM arm of the Group. After significant growth there, Kevin was promoted to CEO of the newly-formed Support Services division in January 2011.
David is the Chief Executive Officer for Serco Middle East and is responsible for business growth and delivery of the core sectors in which Serco operates across the region. These sectors include Transport, Aviation and Defence and Health and Integrated Facilities Management.
As a member of the Serco Executive Committee, David works closely with other CEOs across the business on global projects, such as the Rail Centre of Excellence which will be based in Dubai.
David joined Serco in November 2015 as the Group General Counsel and Company Secretary.
He leads on legal and commercial activities, the company secretarial function and on governance and compliance matters.
He has extensive experience in the IT and services businesses having held roles as General Counsel of the BT Global Services division of BT plc as well as senior counsel of DuPont de Nemours. David started his career in private practice at Ashurst the leading City law firm and he is a qualified solicitor. He attended Southampton University and he is a non-executive director of the Legal Services Board, the independent body responsible for overseeing the regulation of lawyers in England and Wales and a member of its Audit Committee.
Kate Steadman joined Serco as Group Strategy and Communications Director in February 2016. She is responsible for the further development of our strategy, as well as Marketing, Internal Communications, and leading our efforts to further develop Serco’s reputation as a valued and respected source of innovative thinking about the delivery of public services. Kate was previously Senior Vice President for Strategy for the Global Government & Agencies business of Sodexo Group, with a footprint across 80 countries.
Prior to this Kate was responsible for Strategy and Public Sector Development for Sodexo in the UK and Ireland. Until 2010, Kate was an adviser to senior politicians in the fields of Criminal Justice, Home Affairs, Legal Affairs, Prisons & Probation. She graduated from Cambridge University and was President of the Cambridge Union.