Bill Bolsover has spent the majority of his life to date in the quarrying (mining) and heavy material supply business. During this period he has been an Executive Board Director of Tarmac, CEO and subsequently Chairman of Aggregate Industries now sold into the Lafarge Holcim world wide cement group. Bill has now taken on several non Executive Chairmanship roles from a heavy building material supply business in Moscow to a part ownership of a Cotswold Quarrying company that not only quarries the material but employs masons to craft the stone to refurbish historic buildings (Syreford Quarry and Masonry). Bill is also a non executive Chairman of Hawk plant hire and a non executive of Robert Brett and Sons.
In his spare time (of which there is little) he is a non executive director of Worcester Warriors the Premiership Rugby Union club. He tours/rallies the world having covered over 50,000 miles, mainly in an 8 litre 1927 Bentley (most recently through India and Bhutan). For his 60th he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with his son as the expedition leader.
Bill has been awarded an Honorary doctorate from Leicester University for his support of the university in Paleontology. He was honoured in the 2010 New Years honours list with a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) for his services to the Construction industry. He remains a Lieut Col in the Royal Logistic Engineers Corp (VR).
Bill has travelled with NWS to Madagascar and several African countries and has booked on the next Antarctica tour in 2017.