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Dr Ros Rivaz DSc Hons, BSc (Southampton)

Vice Chair of Council

Vice Chair of Council
Ros Rivaz

Southampton University Council (2006-present). Chair of Health and Safety Audit and Assurance Committee (2008 - 2014). Member of School of Management Advisory Board (2006 - 2013). Chair of Alumni Society (2004-2006) following Society membership. Ros is a Chemistry graduate from the University of Southampton.

Non Executive Director, Rexam plc and RemCo member (2013). Rexam plc RemCo Chair-elect (Dec 2013, to be appointed May 2014).

Chief Technical Officer, effectively COO, Smith & Nephew (2011 - 2014). Formerly Supply Chain & Operations Director, Premier Foods (Hovis), Managing Director, Global Supply Chain, Diageo, Chair of Diageo Brands BV and Board member of Diageo NL Holdings. Previous roles include Senior Vice-President, Global Supply Chain, Quest International Division, ICI, VP European Supply Chain/Ops, ICI Paints Division and Divisional Director positions in Tate & Lyle Group, following 19 years' career in Exxon (now ExxonMobil) in UK and continental Europe, with national and international roles.

Has held and holds a variety of roles in the community. Former member of East London Partnership Board, East London, Health Action Zone and Southampton Youth Orchestras and Bands Society, Deputy Chair Eton Community Association.

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