Skills & experience: Spencer was appointed the Chief Executive Officer in May 2018. He has been with Empresaria for eight years, during which time he has gained a deep understanding of the Group and has worked closely with the operating companies on a wide range of financial and operational matters. He joined as Group Finance Director, before taking on the role of Chief Operating Officer in September 2017. Prior to joining Empresaria Spencer worked in senior finance roles, particularly with international businesses in the services sector. He joined Empresaria from BPP Group, where he was the Finance Director of the BPP Professional Education division, a provider of international professional training. Prior to this he spent eight years at ITE Group Plc, the international conference and exhibition organising group, as Deputy Finance Director, during which time he also spent six months as Acting Group Finance Director. Spencer is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, qualifying with Arthur Andersen.
Other key external appointments: None
Committee Membership: None