Appointment to the Board: 2013
Committee Membership: Pension Oversight
External appointments: Director, Virgin Rail Group Holdings Limited. Member of the Audit and Assurance Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
Previous experience: A Chartered Accountant, Ross Paterson joined Stagecoach in 1999 and has since held various senior finance and company secretarial roles. He became Director of Finance & Company Secretary in 2007, with responsibility for treasury, corporate finance, City relations, financial reporting, internal audit and the company secretariat.
Executive responsibilities: Ross Paterson is responsible for the Group’s overall financial policy, taxation, treasury, corporate finance, City relations, financial reporting and employee benefits. He supports the Chief Executive in the management of the Group’s operations and new business development.