Stephen A. Carter

Group Chief Executive at Informa plc

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“Effective leadership starts with collaboration rather than command and control. Sustainable leadership is underpinned by common ownership - and inspirational leadership has generosity attached to it”

Stephen A. Carter

Group Chief Executive at Informa plc

“I do believe in the principle of a good decision on Monday rather than a perfect decision on Friday”

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Lord Carter of Barnes CBE (Stephen A. Carter) is the Group Chief Executive of Informa plc, one of the world’s leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events businesses, with a career having spanned both the public and private sectors.

In the private sector he is a career Senior Executive, having held senior positions in a range of Media & Technology businesses, and prior to becoming the Group CEO of Informa, was President & Managing Director EMEA at Alcatel Lucent. Stephen has served on a number of Company Boards, and is currently a Non-Executive Director of United Utilities plc.

He was awarded a CBE for services to the Communications Industry in 2007, and was made a Life Peer in 2008.

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