Brian Holliday is Managing Director for Siemens Digital Factory which serves the manufacturing and infrastructure sectors in the UK, Ireland and Nigeria. He is a member of the Executive Management Board for Siemens plc and Chairman of Siemens Industry Software UK.
He is Chairman of the Electronic Systems Council (ESCO) which represents the interests of the UK electronic systems sector. He is a Supervisory Board member for the High Value Manufacturing Catapult which seeks to stimulate growth through innovation in Manufacturing. He is also a main board member for the EEF, the Manufacturers’ Organisation which provides vital business support, training and governmental representation for the sector.
A Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Brian started his career as an apprentice with Texas Instruments. He read Computer Systems at Cardiff University before joining Siemens, the global leader in electrification, automation and digitalization in 1993. He attained his Executive MBA at Manchester Business School in 2000 and in 2014 became a graduate of the CBI’s Leadership Programme.