Geoffrey has a degree in law and over 30 years board experience in international business in the oil, engineering and financial services industries as well as in the UK public sector. He was Director of Group Business Services for Prudential Corporation plc prior to which he held director positions for Chubb plc and Massey Ferguson. In 1995 he started Strategic Thinking Group in the UK, providing clients with processes that help them develop, implement and sustain their business strategy. His clients include FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 organisations as well as not for profit organisations and early stage businesses. He was a non Executive Director of Her Majesty’s Prison Service in the early 1990s, has been a trustee of a number of charities and pension funds, is and has been a non executive Director of a number of other companies and is currently a trustee of Water City Music, a charity that brings together musicians across the whole spectrum of abilities and experiences to play together, inspire one another and learn from one another. He is an investor in and advisor to a number of early stage businesses.