"Louise Makin joined BTG as Chief Executive Officer in October 2004 and she is a non-executive director of Premier Foods plc. From 2001, she was President, Biopharmaceuticals Europe of Baxter Healthcare, where she was responsible for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Louise joined Baxter Healthcare in 2000 as Vice President, Strategy & Business Development Europe. Before joining Baxter, she was Director of Global Ceramics at English China Clay and prior to that she held a variety of roles at ICI between 1985 and 1998. Louise has an MBA, and holds an MA in Natural Sciences and a PhD in Metallurgy from the University of Cambridge.
"In 2006, 2007 and 2008 Louise led the JourneyMaker team to compete in the challenging 3 peaks yacht race ...winning the race in 2008. In parallel the team raised nearly £50,000 pounds for the Bendrigg Trust, an outdoor activities centre for disabled and disadvantaged children, to fund the JourneyMaker indoor climbing wall at the centre.
"Louise became a member of the Lancaster University Management school advisory board in 2000 and became chair of the Board in 2005, overseeing a period of significant growth and success. She stepped down in 2010. Louise was appointed a Trustee of The Outward Bound Trust in December 2011."
Resources and articles
- Outward Bound UK Trustees, organizational web page, accessed March 8, 2013.