Douglas Hurt

Audit Committee Chair, Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Appointed: 2020
  • Joined Hikma: 2020
  • Nationality: British

Skills and experience: Douglas served as Finance Director of IMI plc, the global engineering group, from 2006 to 2015. Prior to this, he held a number of senior finance and general management positions at GlaxoSmithKline plc, which he joined in 1983, previously having worked at Price Waterhouse. His career has included several years working in the US as the Chief Financial Officer and significant experience in European businesses as an Operational and Regional Managing Director. Douglas served as Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Tate & Lyle plc until July 2019 and was Chairman of Countryside Partnership PLC until the beginning of November 2022.

Douglas is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MA(Hons) in Economics from Cambridge University.

Other appointments: Douglas is Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Vesuvius PLC and a non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee of the British Standards Institution.  

Committee Membership:

  • Audit Committee (Chair)
  • Remuneration Committee
  • CRE Committee
  • Nomination and Governance Committee