Louise Makin

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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.

In 2004 she joined healthcare company BTC plc as CEO.[1]

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).[2][3] The group reported in September 2013 and reported back one year on in November 2014.



  1. 1.0 1.1 BTG plc Leadership team, accessed 8 April 2015.
  2. ATG Access ATG Access' MD at the helm of an EU regulation review, accessed 8 April 2015.
  3. Department for Business, Innovation & Skills Business taskforce asks companies to help target EU red tape Gov.UK, 11 July 2013, accessed 8 April 2015.