Biography of Miles Templeman

Miles Templeman

Former ecoDa Chairman, Honorary President


Former Director General, the Institute of Directors, IoD

Miles Templeman began his career as a marketing specialist and gained his pedigree leading such major consumer brands as Daz, Ribena, Lucozade and then Levi's jeans. He then moved to general management and became Managing Director of Threshers and then the Whitbread Beer Company.


He had great success in building those companies, especially with the growth of such brands as Boddingtons and Stella Artois .


He then had a series of non-executive directorships and consultancy roles including Royal Mail, Ben Sherman and Accenture before becoming Chief Executive of Bulmers, which was eventually successfully sold to Scottish & Newcastle.


Alongside his IoD role, Miles is non-executive Chairman of Shepherd Neame, the Kentish family brewer; a non-executive director of Melrose PLC, the buy-out specialist and a board member of Young Enterprise and Enterprise Insight.