Chairman Membership, Communications & Fundraising Committee
Michael Henderson was born in India 1938 and educated at St Benedict’s School Ealing. He Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1961 and joined a small industrial group (later renamed Cookson Group PLC) in 1964. He was appointed a Director in 1975, MD in 1978, CEO in 1983 and finally Chairman /CEO in 1989.Cookson became a FTSE 100 company in 1984.
He is currently a Director and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Quexco Holdings a US company which is the largest secondary Lead company in the world. He is also Chairman of Sweett Group PLC an AIM listed professional services company of Project Managers and Quantity Managers.
Michael is married to Stephanie with four married sons and fifteen grandchildren. In addition, he is Chairman of Cranmore School in West Horsley and Deputy Chairman of St Teresa’s School in Effingham both Catholic Independent Schools .He became a KHS in 2005 and serves on the Council of the Southern Section as Treasurer. He has been a Catenian for over 40 years and presently serves on the Council of the Society of St Augustine of Canterbury and the Catholic Union of Great Britain as the Chairman of the Membership, Communications and Fundraising Committee.