Our Board Members
Group Chief Executive
Board and Committee Memberships
Iain was appointed Group Chief Executive on 1 January 2015 and is Chairman of the Disclosure Committee.
Skills and experience: Iain has a wealth of experience heading customer-facing businesses and brands. He possesses a deep understanding of the energy sector built up over a lifetime in the industry with a commitment to customers and safety. Iain was previously chief executive, downstream, BP’s refining and marketing division, a position he held from 2007 to 2014. Iain was a board member of BP for 10 years from 2004 and had previously held a number of senior roles throughout BP including in trading, exploration and production, and the management of corporate functions such as safety and human resources. He also served as a non-executive director and senior independent director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc from January 2005 until May 2014.
External Appointments: Non-executive director of BT Group plc, chairman of the advisory board of Imperial College Business School and a member of the council of Imperial College and the CBI’s president’s committee.
Responsibilities: The Group Chief Executive is responsible for the executive leadership and day-to-day management of the Company, to ensure the delivery of the strategy agreed by the Board.