Michael Kayser was Group Finance Director at Premium Aircraft Interiors Group, at Lloyds Register, Amey plc, Doncasters Group, Laporte plc and previously Finance Director at Guinness Brewing Worldwide. He is the Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit and Remuneration committees at Biome Technologies plc, which has a fast growing business in bioplastics. It is a leading innovator and supplier of biodegradable natural polymers that replace and enhance products made conventionally from oil based materials. The group also builds and services advanced radio frequency (RF) systems. He serves as a non-executive director of Africa Practice Ltd, a strategy and communications consultancy focused on Africa. Michael is also Chief Executive of the Clocktower Foundation, a military charity, and an Ambassador for Prostate Cancer UK.