Richard Laing, Chair, 3i Infrastructure

Richard Laing


3i Infrastructure

Richard brings long-standing experience of investing in international infrastructure along with a deep knowledge of investment companies and financial matters.
Richard was Chief Executive of CDC Group plc from 2004 to 2011, having joined the organisation in 2000 as Finance Director. Prior to CDC, he spent 15 years at De La Rue, latterly as the Group Finance Director. He also worked in agribusiness, at PricewaterhouseCoopers and at Marks & Spencer. His current non-executive appointments include director roles at JPMorgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust plc, Tritax Big Box REIT plc and Leeds Castle Foundation.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA).
Chair and Board member since 1 January 2016. Resident in the UK. Richard is a former Board Mentor of Criticaleye.

Royal London Group E.ON UK GlaxoSmithKline plc Accenture Mayborn Group Google Workday Drax Group plc Veolia Water Technologies LDC Tullow Oil plc Legal & General Investment Management Bunzl plc London Stock Exchange Robert Walters NATS Amazon UK Lightsource bp Redwood Bank Eton Bridge Partners