Rear Admiral Amjad Hussain
Rear Admiral Amjad Hussain’s last military appointments were as Director General
Weapons until 2009 and Controller of the Navy until 2012. Since then he has led a
UK business unit of a multinational engineering services company and is now
mentoring and investing in technology start-ups across a range of sectors, is a Non –
Executive Director of a Places for People, a large property management, development,
regeneration and leisure company, and is a Trustee of the HMS Victory Preservation
Company. A Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute and of London Business School’s
Sloan programme, he also holds an honorary doctorate from his alma mater,
Durham University. He sponsors a school for girls in Pakistan as well as engineering
scholarship programmes, and is an ambassador for Mosaic, a Prince’s Trust charity
promoting ambition in the young.
Tamsin is CEO of Findmypast and has worked in digital roles and growth businesses for 20 years. She spent the early part of her career at Amazon and then Microsoft, where she led the introduction of ecommerce and search products into UK and Europe. This was followed by stints as Head of Ecommerce at Betfair, Managing Director of TUI-owned Crystal Ski Holidays, and Chief Customer Officer at Addison Lee. She has held several senior volunteer leadership positions for Princeton University, and she founded the Fulham chapter of TEDxWomen.
Matthew Westerman is a Director of MW&L Capital Partners, a private investment vehicle. Prior to the establishment of MW&L Capital Partners, Matthew had been a banker throughout his career most recently at HSBC where he was co-head of Global Banking and at Goldman Sachs where he led its investment banking business in Australasia ex-Japan and in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He is a Trustee and Deputy Chairman of the IWM and a Foundation Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford.
These roles are not remunerated. These reappointments have been made in accordance with the Cabinet Office’s Governance Code on Public Appointments. The process is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments. The Government’s Governance Code requires that any significant political activity undertaken by an appointee in the last five years is declared. This is defined as including holding office, public speaking, making a recordable donation or candidature for election. Rear Admiral Amjad Hussain, Tamsin Todd and Matthew Westerman have made no such declarations.