Board of Directors and
Managing Director, British Gas (50) C,E
Phil Bentley joined Centrica as Group Finance Director in 2000, a position he held until the end of February 2007 when he was appointed Managing Director, British Gas. He was also Managing Director, Europe between July 2004 and September 2006. Formerly, he was finance director of UDV Guinness from 1999 and group treasurer and director of risk management of Diageo plc from 1997. Previously, he spent 15 years with BP plc in various international oil and gas exploration roles. He is also a non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of Kingfisher plc.