"Ian Dyson is Group CEO of Punch Taverns plc and was formerly Group Finance & Operations Director at Marks & Spencer plc and Finance Director of The Rank Group plc. Prior to this he was Group Financial Controller of Hilton Group plc. He joined Hilton from Le Meridien, a division of Forte plc, where he had been Finance Director. His early career was spent with Arthur Andersen, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 and was promoted to a Partner of the firm in 1994. Ian was a non-executive director of Misys plc until September 2005. He has been a director of Betfair since February 2010."