Board of Directors and
Executive team

Helen Alexander CBE

Non-Executive Director (52) A,N,R

Helen Alexander joined the Board in January 2003 and is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. She is a vice-president of the CBI, a senior adviser of Bain Capital and a non-executive director of Rolls-Royce plc. She is a trustee of the Tate Gallery and an honorary fellow of Hertford College, Oxford. Until July 2008, she was chief executive of the Economist Group. Formerly, she was a non-executive director of BT Group plc and Northern Foods plc.

Helen Alexander CBE

Key to membership of committees

  • A – Audit Committee
  • C – Corporate Responsibility Committee
  • D – Disclosure Committee
  • E – Executive Committee
  • N – Nominations Committee
  • R – Remuneration Committee