Prior to Summit Materials, Brian was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bausch + Lomb.
Brian also served at Tomkins plc., the industrial, automotive, building products and engineering manufacturing conglomerate in several key senior management roles; President of its Worldwide Power Transmission business, Senior Vice President of Business Development, as well as Chief Financial Officer. He was also the former President of Gates Unitta Asia a Tomkins plc, Japanese joint venture, based in Osaka.
He began his career as staff accountant in the Glasgow office of Deloitte & Touche LLP.
He earned his Bachelor of Accountancy from Glasgow University and qualified as Scottish Chartered Accountant