Robert John Orr Barton is a businessperson who has been at the head of 13 different companies. Currently, Mr. Barton is Chairman of The General Insurance Standards Council and Non-Executive Chairman for easyJet Plc. Mr. Barton is also on the board of Matheson & Co. Ltd., Luceco and SSP Ltd. and Treasurer & Trustee at Orchid Cancer Appeal.
In his past career he occupied the position of Chairman of Next Plc, Chairman at Brit Holdings Ltd., Chairman for BRIT Insurance Holdings Ltd., Chairman for Catlin Group Ltd., Non-Eexecutive Chairman at Brit Insurance Holdings BV, Chairman for Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Ltd., Chairman at Wellington Underwriting Plc, Chairman for RiverStone Insurance Ltd., Non-Executive Chairman at Cable & Wireless Worldwide Ltd., Chairman for Combined Group of Cos., Chief Executive Officer for JIB Group Plc and Independent Director at Topaz Energy & Marine Ltd.
He received an MBA from the University of Strathclyde.