VT is building a great warchest so get ready for a spending spree

<strong>Age:</strong> 59<br /><br /><strong>Work:</strong> 1968 &ndash; joins Dowty Fuel Systems as a student apprentice. 1980 &ndash; group general manager for energy services group Schlumberger. 1987 &ndash; managing director, Dowty Aerospace &amp; Defence. 1990 &ndash; chief executive of instruments specialist Graseby. 1997 &ndash; group managing director, Balfour Beatty. 2002 &ndash; CEO at VT Group<br /><br /><strong>Education:</strong> Studied mechanical engineering at Nottingham Trent University<br /><br /><strong>Family:</strong> Divorced and remarried with three children<br /><br /><strong>Hobbies:</strong> Runs five times a week and goes to the gym three times a week. A West Brom season ticket holder