Alan Johnson became a member of the Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee in 2011. He was nominated by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Mr. Johnson has been the chief financial officer of Jerónimo Martins SGPS, S.A, a Portuguese based food retailer with operations in Portugal, Poland, and Colombia, since January 2012, and was appointed a member of the board in March 2012. Between 2005 and 2011 he served as chief audit executive for the Unilever group. He previously held the positions of chief financial officer of Unilever's global Foods Division and senior vice president—finance & IT of Unilever´s global Ice Cream and Frozen Foods business unit based in the Netherlands. Prior to that, he served as the senior vice president—strategy & finance of the company's European Home and Personal Care business unit based in Belgium.
Mr. Johnson was a member of the ACCA's Market Oversight Committee between 2007 and 2013. He was a member of EY's European Risk Advisory Board and is a member of the UK Chartered Management Institute (CMI).