Professor Sir Andrew Likierman is Dean of London Business School. Andrew was Founding Director of the Executive MBA programme and has been a Professor at the School for many years, lecturing on all the major executive and degree programmes. His research interests are in the field of the measurement of performance. Andrew’s career has spanned the public and private sectors. He has run a textile plant in Germany, been Head of the Government Accountancy Service and was a Managing Director of the UK Treasury. Previous non-executive posts include Chairman of the National Audit Office, of the Economists’ Bookshop Group and of the market research firm MORI. He has also been a non-executive Director of the Bank of England, Barclays Bank Plc, and is a Past President of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He is currently a non-executive director of the quoted insurance underwriter Beazley plc.