Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Sir Roy Gardner


  • Chair of the Nomination Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration Committee


  • January 2020

Relevant strengths

  • 40 years’ experience in leading FTSE 250 companies.
  • Recognised by Harvard as one of the world’s leading wealth creators.
  • Multi-industry expertise.

Relevant experience

  • Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, City & Guilds Institute and Energy Institute.
  • Leads and chairs large international businesses, many of them providing services to, or regulated by, governments.
  • Chair of Serco plc and the Senior Non-Executive Director of Mainstream Renewable Power Limited.
  • Previously Chief Executive of Centrica plc, Chairman of Manchester United plc, Chairman of Compass Group plc and Senior Independent Director of William Hill plc.

External commitments

  • Chairman of the Board of Governors at St. Albans School.
  • Tireless fundraiser for many charities and most notably was President of Carers UK, Chairman of the Employers Forum on Disability and Chairman of The Princess Royal’s Development Trust.