Geoffrey Riesel FIoD – Chairman & CEO
Geoffrey has been at Radio Taxis for around 40years, joining the Board of Radio Taxicabs (London) Limited in 1988; becoming chairman in 1993. Continuing in the role of Chairman & CEO of Radio Taxis Group Limited after leading through demutualisation in 2004: Geoffrey is also chairman of One Transport Limited. He is International Vice President of the TLPA (Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association,) a board director of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a member of the CBI's London Regional Council as well as chairman of the European Radio Taxi Association. He is also a consultee for the Bank of England Agency providing information for the monetary policy committee. Geoffrey is currently a West End Commissioner.
Alan Franks FIoD – Group Operations Director
Alan's area of expertise is change management, specifically in relation to business process and value chain management. A pivotal member of the Pathfinder research and development team in 1997. Alan joined the Board of Radio Taxicabs (London) Limited in 1993, having worked for the company for more than 25 years. Continuing as a director after demutualization in 2004, Alan's current responsibilities include Group Operations, Resource Planning and Learning & Development. Alan Franks is also a director of One Transport Limited.
Peter Gibson – Strategic Director
Peter joined Radio Taxis in 1981. Appointed to the Board in 1993, Peter was part of the team that guided Radio Taxis through the successful demutualisation process in 2004. Stepping down from the board to take up a position as Head of Special Projects, Peter rejoined the Executive team as Chief Operating Officer in November 2007. Among other roles and responsibilities, Peter has been a representative of the European Taxi Business & Data Group and a member of London First's, Central London Partnership. Peter Gibson is also a director of One Transport Limited.
Stephen Greene – Non-Executive Director.
Stephen Greene joined the Board of Radio Taxis Group Limited in September 2005. Stephen is a former President of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he is also currently executive chairman of the property company Rankvale and non-executive director of a number of other companies. Stephen is a member of both the remuneration and audit committees of Radio Taxis Group Limited.
Brian McBride – Non-Executive Director
Brian joined the Board in 2004 and chairs both the remuneration committee and the audit committee of Radio Taxis Group Limited. Brian brings a wealth of experience from other areas of business. He is a qualified lawyer and accountant (having worked all over the world including Japan) as well as being a major investor in a number of businesses based in the USA involved in property (reality) and broadcasting. His family have been owners of Cleveland Yellow Cab Company for three generations and he is a Past President of the TLPA.
Gordon Brown – Chief Operating Officer
Gordon was appointed to the Board in April 2008. A member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants for over 20 years, Gordon joined Radio Taxis Group Limited as Financial Controller in November 2005. He was appointed as FD in 2008 and previously, Gordon played a similar role in the privately owned group behind Ryman Limited and La Senza Limited, having formerly held a number of finance positions at Tesco plc. He was appointed Group COO in December 2010.
Robert MacDonald Watson – Group Company Secretary
Robert joined Radio Taxis in October 2008. He is a professional company secretary who has held similar roles in the Advertising, Building Services and Agricultural Product sectors. Robert is Company Secretary to all of the group companies and he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).