Independent Chair of Board

Robert Ayling



Robert Ayling has been the Independent Chair of the HM Courts & Tribunals Service Board since April 2011.

Until summer 2016, Robert was also Chairman of Welsh Water. He is a solicitor by profession, with 20 years’ practice in the City.

His previous roles include:

  • Chairman, Dyson Ltd
  • Chairman, International Dispute Resolution Centre Ltd
  • senior government legal advisor, Department of Trade and Industry
  • Managing Director and Chief Executive, British Airways plc

Independent Chair of Board