Our Executive Team

The Executive Team, led by the Chief Executive, are the RNLI’s senior managers. The Chief Executive is responsible to the Trustees for the day-to-day running of the RNLI and the execution of the strategy and policies decided by the Trustee Committee.
Chief Executive
Chief Executive
Paul Boissier
Paul, Chief Executive, spent much of his working life either at sea, or closely involved with seafarers, before joining the RNLI.
Chief Executive
Engineering and Asset Management Director
Angus Watson, Engineering and Asset Management Director.
Angus Watson
Angus, our Engineering and Asset Management Director, has been involved with the RNLI for 23 years.
Engineering and Asset Management Director
International Director
James Vaughan, International Director
James Vaughan
International Director James Vaughan joined the RNLI in 1998, after a number of years in the advertising industry. 
International Director
Chief Finance Officer
Steven Peacock, Chief Finance Officer
Steven Peacock
Steven our Chief Finance Officer is a Graduate in Economics and a Chartered Accountant with 25 years experience working in both Finance and Commercial roles for many household brand names.
Chief Finance Officer
People Director
Sue Barnes, People Director
Sue Barnes
People Director Sue Barnes worked within the logistics and distribution sector for over 25 years. 
People Director
Operations and Safety Director
Operations and Safety Director George Rawlinson
George Rawlinson
George, our Operations and Safety Director, has a background in shipping and joined the RNLI in 1990. He holds a Class 1 Master Mariners Certificate of Competency. 
Operations and Safety Director
Business Support and Services Director
Angela Rook, Business Support and Services Director.
Angela Rook
Business Support and Services Director Anjie Rook joined the RNLI in 1993 and became a Director in 2012.  
Business Support and Services Director
Chief Information Officer and Supply Chain Director
Claire Deuchar, CIO (Chief Information Officer) and Supply Chain Director
Claire Deuchar
Chief Information Officer and Supply Chain Director Claire joined the RNLI from BP where she had been the Global Procurement Director. 
Chief Information Officer and Supply Chain Director
Fundraising Director
Jayne George, Fundraising Director
Jayne George
Jayne is returning to the RNLI after an 11-year break. When she first joined the RNLI she was Managing Director of the Sales Company before she took over as Head of Regional Fundraising.
Fundraising Director
Community Lifesaving Director
John Payne, Community Lifesaving Director
John Payne
John is a qualified Master Mariner and has worked for more than 30 years in the offshore oil and gas, marine and subsea sector.
Community Lifesaving Director