Norman is the Chair and CEO of Leonardo UK. He is also a member of Leonardo Electronics Inc. Board of Directors, which operates under SSA guidelines.
Norman was previously Managing Director of Leonardo Electronics Division, a post he assumed on the formation of the division in February 2019.
Norman’s career developed from finance, IT & project management roles at United Distillers. From there he moved to GEC Marconi Marine in 1998, subsequently taking Director level appointments in BAE Systems Marine, moving to Basildon as Group Operations & IT Director in the then BAE Systems Avionics Division. Appointed Director & General Manager Selex SAS Ltd in 2005, Norman was subsequently: Senior Vice President, Radar & Advanced Targeting, UK Chief Business Officer and Group Operations Director, and Managing Director SELEX Galileo Ltd. From 2012 until his current appointments, he was Managing Director Selex ES Ltd.
Norman is co-chair of the Defence Suppliers Forum alongside DE&S, a member of the UK Defence Industries Council and a member of the Defence Growth Partnership Steering Committee. He is also the Co-Chair of the Committee looking at encouraging Young People into Engineering, under the Sponsorship of HRH The Prince of Wales and a Board Member at Ayrshire College.