Bruce’s career has been primarily in the motor industry where he was the Finance Director and Managing Director of two motor components companies, an organisational development consultant working for General Motors in Detroit and Director of Personnel for Vauxhall Motors.

He chaired the CBI Eastern Region and a number of CBI Policy Committees and sat on the ACAS Council.

He currently part owns and is a Director of AutoXP, a motor industry service company, sits on the Employment Appeal Tribunal and is a member of the Senior Salaries Review Body, proposing pay levels at the top level in the public sector. He is also Chairman of CEBR (The Centre for Economics and Business Research)

He has a BSc in Biochemistry, an MBA from London Business School, is a qualified accountant and also a qualified business coach. He has particular skill in creating maximum value at minimum cost in organisations.