Executive Team

Lawrie HaynesChairman

Lawrie brings more than 25 years of international experience serving in a variety of roles including Chief Executive and Managing Director in both private and public sectors. Lawrie is the currently the Chairman of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, he is on the Board of Directors at Louis Berger and previously served as a non-executive on the Network Rail Board.

He retired in 2016 after serving as the President of the Land & Sea Division of Rolls-Royce marine and nuclear power systems. Previously he held positions as CEO of White Young Green; CEO BNFL plc (British Nuclear Group) and was the first CEO of the U.K. Government Highways Agency. He has also served as the Managing Director for Microtel.

Lawrie brings a wide range of experience and development initiatives to A2X and his in depth knowledge of working and business practices is unrivaled.

Robb ScottCEO

An executive director with over 25 years’ experience, bring a proven track record of leading and shaping programme delivery, complex business transformations & recoveries with sustainable platforms for profitable growth. He builds and sustains high performance teams and partners and is a high impact executive and senior management coach.

Having operated successfully at CEO & COO level, a background in professional sport and as a Scottish rugby international has shaped, a highly compelling personal style with strengths that combine commercial acumen and the management of people. Calm under pressure and with a highly transactional and transformational leadership style.

Libby Softley-HardingDirector, Resourcing & People

Libby is an experienced resourcing, people development, HR and customer service Director. She specialises in employment challenges, development of employees and unleashing exceptional performance.

Extremely focused, passionate and inspirational in her qualities when working and coaching with individuals and teams at all levels. Her unique working and coaching style sets her apart and brings a fresh and modern perspective within the workplace.

Derek BusbyBusiness Development Director

A Sales and Business Development Director with over 30 years experience. His energy and enthusiasm has won and delivered successful programme management, transformation, professional services, IT and resourcing solutions in various UK sectors.

A former Scotland international rugby player with a drive to deliver customer focused solutions by building strong partnerships and relationships with clients is key to Derek’s success.