Louise Makin is the CEO of BTC plc.
From 1985 to 1998 Makin held various roles at Imperial Chemical Industries; she then joined English China Clay as director of global ceramics; in 2000 she joined Baxter Healthcare as vice president, strategy and business development Europe and was promoted to president in 2001.
Helping British businesses
In June 2013 Makin 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 Glenn Cooper (president ATG Access). The group reported in September 2013 and reported back one year on in November 2014.
- BTG plc Leadership team, accessed 8 April 2015.
- ATG Access ATG Access' MD at the helm of an EU regulation review, accessed 8 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.