Keith Cochrane is the Interim Chief Executive of Carillion
plc. He is the former Chief Executive of The Weir Group plc. He
joined Weir as Finance Director in July 2006 and was appointed
Chief Executive in November 2009, standing down in 2017.
Following a number of years at Arthur Andersen, Keith
joined Stagecoach Group plc in 1993. He became the Group's Finance
Director in 1996 and Chief Executive in 2000. He joined Scottish
Power plc in 2003 and served as Director of Group
Keith was appointed to the Carillion Board with effect
from 2 July 2015 and has served as a member of the Audit,
Remuneration, Nomination, Sustainability and Business Integrity
In 2015, Keith was appointed as the UK Government's Lead
Non-Executive Director for the Scotland Office and Office of the
Advocate General. He is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Keith was elected a
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2016.