Charles Brown joined Experian in October 2006 as Company Secretary. Based in Dublin, Ireland, his responsibilities include corporate governance, statutory and listing rules compliance and reporting, Board support, shareholder services, enterprise risk management and corporate responsibility. Before joining Experian, Charlie was Group Company Secretary at Standard Chartered PLC and was previously Director, Corporate Secretariat at Allied Domecq plc, Head of Secretariat at RMC Group p.l.c. and Assistant Company Secretary at English China Clays plc. Charlie is Secretary to the Experian plc Board and its principal Committees and Experian’s Global Strategic Projects Committee and is a member of Experian’s Group Operating Committee. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) and a member of the ICSA's Company Secretaries Forum, the Association for the General Counsel and Company Secretaries of FTSE 100 companies and the CBI Companies Committee.