Dr Martin Read, CBE
Chairman. MA, DPhil, FIET.
Appointed to the Board: 28 February 2014
Committee Membership: Nomination Committee (Chairman) and Remuneration Committee
Appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 28 February 2014, and as Chairman in May 2014. Martin is also Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. Martin is Chairman of the two Government owned companies (the Low Carbon Contracts Company and the Electricity Settlements Company) which manage contracts and payments under the electricity market reform programme. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Consultants Group, the UK Government Senior Salaries Review Body and a Non-Executive Director of Lloyds of London. Martin was Chief Executive of international IT services company, Logica, from 1993 to 2007 and has served as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of Invensys, Aegis Group, British Airways, Siemens Holdings, Boots, Asda and the UK Government Efficiency and Reform Board. He led UK Government reviews on back office operations and IT across the public sector (2009) and management information (2012).