Amber Rudd

Non-Executive Director

Amber joined the Board on 10 January 2022 and is a member of the Nominations Committee, Remuneration Committee and the Safety, Environment & Sustainability Committee.

Amber Rudd Bio

Board and Committee Memberships

Board

Nominations Committee

Remuneration Committee

Safety, Environment and Sustainability Committee

Relevant Skills and Experience:

Amber brings a wealth of real-world experience in energy, policy and business.  

Previous Experience:

After around 20 years working in business, Amber served as a Member of Parliament between 2010 and 2019.  In addition to holding the roles of Home Secretary and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Minister for Women and Equalities, Amber served as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change from 2015 to 2016 after having been Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change from July 2014 until May 2015.  Amber led the UK team to the successful completion of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. This UN sponsored 2015 Conference of the Parties (COP 21) achieved a landmark global commitment to reduce national carbon emissions.

External Appointments:

Amber is a Non-Executive Director of Pinwheel.  Amber also acts as an advisor to businesses including Energy 1, Equinor, Finsbury Glover Hering, Centreview Partners and Phoenix Group.  Amber is a Trustee of The Climate Group, RUSI and Action Against Gambling Harms.

Responsibilities:

Our Non-Executive Directors, through their diverse experience and skills, scrutinise the performance of management and constructively challenge and help develop our strategy. They uphold high standards of integrity and probity. They form the Audit and Risk, Nominations, Remuneration and SES Committees.

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