Sir Roy Gardner
Chairman (Age 67)
Appointment Joined as Non-Executive Director in October 2005. Appointed Chairman in July 2006.
Committee membership Nomination (Chairman), Corporate Responsibility.
Skills and previous experience Sir Roy was formerly Chief Executive of Centrica plc, Chairman of Plymouth Argyle Football Club, Manchester United plc and Connaught plc and a Director of British Gas plc, GEC-Marconi Ltd, GEC plc and Laporte plc. He was also Chairman of the British Olympics Appeal Committee for the Beijing Games 2008.
Current external appointments Senior advisor to Credit Suisse, Non-Executive Director of Willis Group Holdings plc, Chairman of Mainstream Renewable Power Limited, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Energy Futures Lab of Imperial College London, President of Carers UK, Chairman of the Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network and Chairman of EnServe Group Limited. Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.