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Janet Ashdown

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and chair of the remuneration committee

Term of Office

Appointed in March 2015. Last re-elected in May 2018.

Skills and Experience

Non-Executive member of Board of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Non-Executive Director of Victrex of plc. Also Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Corporate Sustainability Committee of RHI Magnesita N.V. Previous executive experience included 30 years with BP plc, most recently as Director, BP Oil UK Limited, and Head of UK Retail and Commercial Fuels. Between 2010 and 2012 she was CEO of Harvest Energy.

External Appointments

Non-Executive Director and Chair of Remuneration Committee of Victrex plc. Non Executive Director of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. Non Executive Director and Chair of the Corporate Sustainability Committee of RHI Magnesita N.V.