Blackwood was previously chief financial officer of Synthomer, while Lavelle is a former group finance director at Alfred McAlpine.
David Blackwood and Dominic Lavelle have been appointed to the board of transport company Go-Ahead. Blackwood joined the board earlier this month as non-executive director and senior independent director designate. He became senior independent director on 19 January following the departure of Adrian Ewer. Blackwood is a former chief financial officer of Synthomer, prior to which he was group treasurer and group financial controller at ICI. He is currently chair of Smiths News, and deputy chair and senior independent director of infrastructure firm Esken. Meanwhile, Lavelle has joined the board as an independent non-executive director. His previous positions include chief financial officer at SDL, group finance director at Alfred Mc