John joined the board of directors in November 2010 and his appointment was ratified at the Annual General Meeting a month later. He was appointed joint Chairman in May, 2012
John co-founded Freight Investor Services Ltd UK in 2002, having previously established the wet and dry freight futures desks at brokerage Simpson Spence & Young after spending 11 years at Cargill International in a variety of roles, notably as freight and grain trader in the ocean freight department.
Since its foundation, Freight Investor Services Ltd UK has enjoyed sustained growth in every year of operation and has expanded from its London base to include coverage of derivatives markets via its branches and trading associates in the United States, Greece, Japan and Singapore.
Mike joined the Burnley board in October 2006 as a director and became joint chairman in june 2012 .
Mike was born in Burnley and a former pupil of Burnley grammar school –he went on to graduate with a bsc (hons) degree in technology and management from the university of Bradford in 1986. He then relocated to London and initially started selling manufacturing systems for IT giant NCR. In 1988 he switched to supplying IT consultancy to large blue chip organizations throughout the UK and in 1989 established his own company – MBA PLC. MBA developed rapidly throughout the 1990s and in 1999 MBA PLC became the first profitable uk technology company to float on Nasdaq.
Mike subsequently took MBA private again in 2003 and today MBA has sales of over £75,000,000 with 13 offices and over 700 staff across Europe ,Asia and Australia.
Clive is the board's longest serving member, having joined in August 1986.
He has overseen the radical redevelopment of Turf Moor into a modern, all-seater stadium. Clive an engineer by profession, currently sits on a number of Technical Committees with BSI, CEN and ISO representing the UK.
He is also a Non Executive Director of Vokes Air Holding A.B. (Sweden), which has interests in all of the main European and Scandinavian countries. Clive also acts currently as our Company Secretary.
Barry resigned his post as Chairman in May 2012 after a hugely succesful 13-year stint.
Barry initially joined the board of directors in October 1998 and was voted chairman at the company's Annual General Meeting two months later.
In a 2-1 rights issue in January 1999, he invested £3 million in the club to become its largest single shareholder.
Barry's business career has focused on the founding and building of the Europrint Group; the largest supplier of media games in the world.
Lee became the first overseas CEO when he joined Burnley in December 2011.
The American, who hails from Maryland, had previously held the role at Southampton and Leicester City.
Lee first worked in the UK under Mohamed Al Fayed, initially in an executive role at Harrods and then in the boardroom at Fulham following their promotion from the old Division three in 1997.
After spending over eight years at Craven Cottage, he joined Southampton as Chief Executive in 2006 and oversaw troubled financial times at the south coast club.
Mr Hoos then joined Leicester as CEO in 2008 and was at the helm at the Walkers Stadium during a period of shifting fortunes for the Midlands' club.
During his time with the Foxes, he helped new Thai owners to adapt following their takeover of the club, before being involved in negotiations to employ former England coach Sven Goran Eriksson and Nigel Pearson as managers.