Nigel Clark

Non-Executive Chairman

Nigel joined the Company in 1980. He was appointed Company Secretary in 1983 and Group Financial Director in 1985. Prior to joining CML, he was employed by Touche Ross & Co. (which subsequently merged with Deloitte in 1989) and is a qualified chartered accountant, holding an FCA. Nigel became Group Non-Executive Chairman in January 2015 and subsequently held the interim positions of Group Finance Director and Executive Chairman between February 2020 and December 2023. He holds a Mathematical Science degree from Royal Holloway College, University of London. Nigel is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.


Chris Gurry

Group Managing Director

Chris joined the group in 1994. He was appointed to the Board in 2000 as Business Development Director and became Group Managing Director in October 2007. Prior to joining CML, he worked within the electronics design and manufacturing industry leading organisations primarily focused on applications within radio communications markets, including machine-to-machine, CCTV and satellite television. Having originally trained as an electronics technician, Chris subsequently re-trained as a business software programmer/analyst and has over 30 years’ experience within wireless communications markets.

Mark McCabe

Chief Operating Officer and CML Microcircuits Managing Director

Mark joined the Group in December 2016 and is Managing Director of the Communications business division. Immediately prior to joining CML, Mark was UK business unit manager for Air Liquide, a world leader in the supply of gases to the nuclear, food and electronics markets. Previously he gained extensive experience within the electronics component industry serving as Managing Director of Semelab (a subsidiary of TT Electronics PLC), as executive VP at SRC Devices, Inc. (a company acquired by Littlefuse Inc) and through a variety of sales, marketing and operational roles at Semitron, where he participated in a successful MBO. Mark qualified as an Electrical and Electronic Engineer working in various Ministry of Defence establishments.

Geoff Barnes

Senior Non-Executive Director

Geoff is a former Director of Baker Tilly International and its CEO and President for 16 years. He is currently Non‑Executive Chairman of Baker Tilly South-East Europe Ltd and former chairman of the International Advisory Panel at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Previous roles include 18 years with Casson Beckman, Chartered Accountants, becoming its Executive Chairman, and six years with Deloitte Haskins & Sells in London where he qualified as a chartered accountant. In 2015, Geoff was awarded the prestigious lifetime achievement award by the International Accounting Bulletin for services to global public accounting. Geoff is Chairman and member of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee.


Jim Lindop

Non-Executive Director

Jim joined the Company in April 2013.He has extensive innovative leadership experience in the technology and engineering sectors, having spent over 30 years in the industry. Most recently he was founder and CEO of Jennic Ltd, a privately held semiconductor company established in 1996 and subsequently acquired by NXP Semiconductors in 2010. Prior to Jennic, he consulted to companies in Cambridge, UK, including Symbionics, building and leading project teams in new wireless technologies. Earlier experience includes working at Rolls-Royce designing electronic instrumentation for aero‑engines and as a Director of engineering at Simmons Limited. Jim holds a BSc and MSc in Electronics from the University of Nottingham.

Nathan Zommer

Non-Executive Director

Nathan joined the Company in December 2023. Most recently he was Chairman of the Board and co-CEO of Microwave Technology, Inc, a privately held US semiconductor company acquired by CML in October 2023. He is the founder of IXYS Corporation and served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of IXYS from 1993 until its acquisition by Littelfuse, Inc. in January 2018. He was a non-executive Director of Littelfuse from January 2018 through to May 2023. Prior to founding IXYS, Nathan served in a variety of positions with Intersil, Hewlett Packard and General Electric. He holds a bachelor’s degree and MS in physical chemistry from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Michelle Jones

Company Secretary and Group Director of Finance

Michelle joined the Company in 2018 as Group Financial Controller and in July 2020 was appointed to the additional role of Company Secretary. Prior to CML, she spent ten years at the Regis Group, a real estate company, where she held the position of Group Financial Controller. During previous roles Michelle held similar positions at Derichebourg Multiservices, a company providing servicing facilities to the aircraft industry and at Thermos Limited, a manufacturer and distributor of Thermos branded products throughout Europe. Earlier experience included a number of management accountant roles, including working for an NHS trust. She is a qualified chartered certified accountant, holding a FCCA.

Mike Gurry

Senior VP, Group Operations and Logistics

Mike is Senior VP of Global Manufacturing Operations for the CML Microsystems Plc Group. Mike has over 30 years’ experience within the Group. After previously overseeing CML materials control, critical supplier and logistics activity he became Manufacturing Director of CML UK in 1997, moving to the role of Managing Director CML UK in 2006. Mike has previous experience of logistics and supply with STC plc.

Nigel Wilson

Senior VP, Technology

Nigel is Senior VP of Technology, overseeing the Group’s technical activities with specific responsibility for strategic projects and technology programmes. Most recently Engineering Director of the Communications business unit, with responsibility for both Silicon and Firmware R&D activities, Nigel joined the Group in 2002 to establish and build an RF Systems and Software capability. Before joining CML Nigel held a number of senior engineering roles at Securicor Wireless Technology, The Technology Partnership/TTPCom (TTPCom acquired by Motorola in 2006) and Plessey/GPT, managing the development of a diverse range of communications products including GSM radios, cordless handsets and air traffic control equipment. Nigel holds a MEng from the University of Bradford and is Chairman of the Task Group dealing with Mobile Radio and Wireless Data systems at the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI), a position he has held for over ten years.