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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 Director of SIG Plc: other appointments include Non-Executive member of Board of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (since 2015) and Non-Executive Director of Victrex of plc (appointed February 2018). Also nominated for appointment as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Corporate Sustainability Committee of RHI Magnesita N.V. at its 2019 AGM. 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 SIG plc and Victrex plc. Non Executive Director of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. Nominated as Non Executive Director of RHI Magnesita N.V.