Archie Norman was appointed lead non-executive board member at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) in October 2016.
Archie is the Chairman of Marks & Spencer as well as the Chairman of Lazard UK. He has also served as Asda Chief Executive and ITV Chairman. Archie was previously a management consultant at McKinsey and director at GEEST, Railtrack, and Kingfisher.
In 1997 he became Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells and in 2000 he was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Transport and the Regions.