Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
Christine McGourty joined Laird in March 2017 as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, taking global responsibility for all corporate affairs, communications and marketing. Christine was previously Director of Corporate Affairs, UK & Europe, for Centrica plc, leading all government affairs, policy, communications and sustainability programmes. Before that, she was Director of Corporate Affairs at British Gas, and also served as Non-Executive Director of the national campaigns and marketing organisation, Smart Energy GB. She brings extensive experience in all aspects of external affairs, having moved into leadership roles in industry following several decades in science and technology journalism, including 14 years as Science Correspondent for BBC News.