MARK WILLIAMSON, CA (SA)
Chairman of the Board
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Mark is a qualified accountant, who brings considerable financial and general managerial experience to our Board. Mark was Chief Financial Officer of International Power plc until 2012 and is experienced in managing relationships with the investor and financial communities. He is also a former Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Alent plc.
Mark joined the Board in July 2007 and was appointed Senior Independent Non-Executive Director in February 2012. He was subsequently appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board in January 2013 before being made Chairman in February 2014.
As announced on 5 November 2019 Mark will be succeeded as Chairman by Thérèse Esperdy, currently Senior Independent Director, effective 1 January 2020.
Chairman of the Succession and Nominations Committee.
Chairman of Spectris plc; Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of National Grid plc.