Finance Committee Member Profiles

Rory Keogh - 2016

Rory Keogh – CEA President



Nigel Baseley

Nigel chairs the Association’s Skills Advisory Panel. He is also leading the “CEA 2020 Vision” strategic initiative. As a director of Perkins Engines Co Ltd, he had responsibility for brand and marketing strategy, working with teams based across Europe, the Americas and Asia. With broad experience in sales and marketing in his previous roles for Massey Ferguson, Pirelli and Caterpillar, Nigel has global experience of the power systems and engineering sector having lived and worked in Europe and North America. He has a Master’s degree in industrial marketing and product management from Cranfield University.


Nick Ground – Managing Director, GKD Technik Ltd

Nick is owner of GKD Technik Ltd – and has been an active member of the CEA since 1986. GKD is one of our smaller SMEs in the association and Nick champions the small company perspective at the CEA. Being a keen exporter, Nick has been to many of the CEA supported exhibitions and is a supporter of the CEA’s International Business Group. He is an electronics engineer and loves technology. He’s a tennis player and dinghy sailor and knows nothing about football.