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Sam Laidlaw

Sam Laidlaw

Independent non-executive Director, member of the Group Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee

Sam Laidlaw was appointed to the Board in 2008. He has significant international experience, particularly in the energy sector, having had responsibility for businesses in four continents.

He is a qualified solicitor and has a Master's degree in Business Administration from INSEAD.

He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Centrica plc and the lead non-executive Board Member of the UK Department for Transport.

His previous roles include Executive Vice President of Chevron Corporation; a non-executive director of Hanson PLC; Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Oil plc; and President and Chief Operating Officer of Amerada Hess Corporation.

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Sir Simon Robertson
Sir Simon Robertson

Deputy Chairman, senior independent non-executive Director, Chairman of the Group Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee, member of the Financial System Vulnerabilities Committee