Stephen Barrett is one of The Supreme Court's two Non-Executive Directors, and he additionally chairs the Remuneration Committee. Stephen is an advisor, office holder and board member at a number of UK Government bodies.
He was previously a corporate lawyer in private practice, an investment banker specialising in capital markets transactions and a consulting firm senior leadership partner.
Kenneth Ludlam is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Having trained at a medium sized firm in Marylebone, he moved post-qualification to become a Manager at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG). He left the profession in 1972 to join the Bowater Corporation as a financial controller, subsequently helping to set up the Bowater Arabia subsidiary. He joined Hanson PLC in 1977, starting as Group Financial Controller and later becoming Group Treasurer and Associate Director for Finance. In 2002 he took on the role of Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management, with responsibility for corporate governance, Turnbull reporting and the establishment and running of the internal audit department.
Since retiring from Hanson he has held a number of non-executive appointments with the Cabinet Office, Ministry of Defence, Department for Work and Pensions, Ministry of Justice and, most recently, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. He currently sits on Defra's Audit & Risk Committee and is an external member of the Corporation of the City of London's Audit & Risk Management Committee and Police Performance and Resource Management Sub Committee.
Kenneth is also a Chartered Management Accountant, a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and a member of the Institute of Taxation.