Glenn Cooper is the president of security bollard and vehicle barrier systems manufacturers ATG Access Ltd.
Cooper started his career as a materials manager at Qualcast (now Atco) in 1972; in 1986 he moved to EDMS as a director; he was then appointed managing director of ICS Triplex in 1990; and a non-executive director of Systech Group in 2001.
Helping British businesses
In June 2013 Cooper was announced by David Cameron as one of six business leaders on the Business-led taskforce on EU regulation who will identify the European rules and regulations that need abolition or reform to help British Businesses grow. The other five leaders were: Ian Cheshire (CEO Kingfisher), Paul Walsh (chairman Compass Group and former CEO of Diageo), Dale Murray (non-executive director BIS), Marc Bolland (chief executive Marks & Spencers) and Louise Makin (CEO BTG). The group reported in September 2013 and reported back one year on in November 2014.
Letter to the Telegraph
On 1 April 2015 Cooper was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.
- Business studies, Business Administration and Management, General, University Campus Suffolk 1976-1979
- FCIPS, Procurement, Anglia Ruskin University 1979-1983
- Linkedin Glenn Cooper, accessed 1 April 2015.
- ATG Access ATG Access' MD at the helm of an EU regulation review, accessed 1 April 2015.
- Department for Business, Innovation & Skills Business taskforce asks companies to help target EU red tape Gov.UK, 11 July 2013, accessed 8 April 2015.
- Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 1 April 2015.