The Board of Reaction Engines announces the appointment of Andrea Minton Beddoes as a Non-Executive Director.
Andrea has over 25 years’ experience in corporate communications, reputation and stakeholder management across a broad range of businesses including strategy consulting, banking and insurance. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Bates Wells, a leading UK law firm and a trustee of the international charity, Railway Children.
Commenting on the appointment, Reaction Engines’ Chairman Nigel McNair Scott said, “I am delighted to welcome Andrea to the Board, she will bring with her outstanding experience and a balance of skills to support the Company’s future plans and growth.
Following an early career in the financial sector at Zurich Financial Services as Director of the CEO’s Office, Andrea undertook high profile roles at McKinsey & Company as Director of Communications within the UK. Within that role, she transformed the company’s approach to reputation building in the UK, and established a network for professional women across the public, private and voluntary sectors. She holds a degree from Oxford University and undertook postgraduate studies at Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Mark Thomas, Chief Executive Officer at Reaction Engines said, “Andrea is a fantastic addition to the Board. She has as intuitive understanding of people and leadership, brings diversity of thought and a fresh approach to communications that I embrace. I look forward to working with Andrea as we continue to grow the business."