Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chair
Charles is a Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chair of CPI.
Charles is a chemist from Cambridge and had almost 40 years of experience in Procter & Gamble, a global company with strong presence in the North East of England, before retiring at the end of 2016. Charles was UK Research Director for Procter & Gamble, leading P&G’s Newcastle and Greater London Innovation Centres, two of P&G’s global centres of excellence in research and development of consumer products. Charles was a founder member of the Northern England Science and Industry Council, was a past Director of the Regional Technology Centre North (RTC North) and was a member of the Chemical Growth Partnership, a body of industrialists to advise the government on the chemical and process industries.