Sir John Rose is a former chief executive of Rolls Royce Plc.
Rose started his career working for the First National Bank of Chicago and Security PacifiRose before joining Rolls Royce Holdings Plc in 1984. He was CEO from May 1996 until retiring in March 2011,  when he replaced by John Rishton.
Despite having just joined banking group Rothschild Group, Labour leader, Ed Miliband, called Rose the "True face of British Business" and said the UK needs “not financial engineering, but real engineering". 
- Member of Advisory Board of Englefield Capital LLP
- Member of the JP Morgan International Council
- Member of Advisory Board at the Economic Development Board of Singapore
- Member of Advisory Board at Bregal Capital LLP
- Director of BW Gas AS
- Director of Five Ten Group Finance Ltd.
- Member of Advisory Board at British-American Business Council
- Chairman (Business) of the Prince's Trust
- Member of the European Round Table of Industrialists
- Trustee of the Eden Project and the Baker Dearing Trust
- Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, 
Rose holds an MA in Psychology from the University of St. Andrews and an Honorary Doctorate of Science Degree from University of St. Andrews in 1999.
He was knighted in the 2003 New Years Honours List for services to the defence and aerospace industries.
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