Rakesh Sharma OBE FREng CPhys MInstP


Rakesh offers a wealth of experience across defence, aerospace, nuclear energy, and infrastructure. For a number of years he drove consistent success in innovation and growth for the Ultra Group. He was the chief executive officer of the company between 2011 and 2017.

Rakesh is the chair of Kromek plc as well as a senior independent director and chair of the Remuneration committee for Paypoint plc. He is also a non-executive director of Moneysupermarket and a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. This includes his role of deputy chair of the Industrial Fellowship committee and he sits on the Diversity & Inclusion committee.

He received an OBE in 2017 for services to defence capability.