Sir Roy Gardner joined the Board in June 2015, becoming Chairman in July 2015. He is Chair of the Nomination Committee, the Senior Independent Director at William Hill plc and Chairman of Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. He is also a Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse.
Previously, Sir Roy was a non-executive director of Willis Group Holdings Limited, the Chairman of Compass Group PLC, Chief Executive of Centrica plc, Managing Director of GEC-Marconi Limited and a Director of GEC plc.
He has also been the non-executive chairman of Manchester United plc, Plymouth Argyle Football Club and Connaught plc and a non-executive director of Laporte plc.Read more
Sir Roy was previously the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Energy Futures Lab at Imperial College London and is the former Chairman of the Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network.
Sir Roy is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Royal Society of Arts and the City & Guilds Institute.
Rupert joined Serco as Group Chief Executive on 1 May 2014, tasked with turning around what was at the time, a troubled business. He came from Aggreko plc, the temporary power business, where he served 11 years as Chief Executive. During his tenure at Aggreko, the market capitalisation of the business increased from £450 million to over £5 billion.
Prior to Aggreko, he was with the software company Misys plc for five years, latterly as Chief Executive of its Banking and Securities Division. He spent the first 16 years of his career at GEC plc. He studied Politics, Philosophy & Economics at Oxford University and was President of the Oxford Union.
Until recently Rupert was a senior independent director of Electrocomponents plc and a member of the remuneration, nomination and audit committees.
Rupert is a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University.Read more
Ed has been with Serco since 2005. He was appointed Group Chief Operating Officer in May 2014 after initially being appointed to the Board in October 2013 as Acting Group Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Ed was Chief Executive Officer of Serco's Americas Division. He is also a member of the Executive Committee. Under Ed's leadership, the Americas business tripled in size and successfully integrated two acquisitions: RCI in 2006 and SI International in 2008.
Prior to Serco, Ed worked for nine years in the energy business, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of NP Energy Inc., an energy marketing business he founded and later sold; President and Chief Operating Officer of Tenneco Energy until it was sold for $4 billion; and as Group President and as Chief Financial Officer for LG&E Energy Corp.Read more
Ed worked over ten years in investment banking and private equity, including with The Blackstone Group and Fremont Group LLC.
Until December 2016 Ed wass a director of Talen Energy Corporation.
Angus joined Serco on 27 October 2014 as Group Chief Financial Officer. Angus joined Serco from Aggreko plc, the FTSE-100 temporary power business, where he served 14 years as Chief Financial Officer and latterly, Interim Chief Executive. Angus brings corporate finance and accounting experience, gained across a variety of sectors whilst working for highly competitive global companies. During his tenure at Aggreko he managed the finance function across more than 100 countries during a period of rapid growth.Read more
Prior to Aggreko, Angus spent three years as Managing Director of Pringle of Scotland, a division of Dawson International Plc; five years at PepsiCo Inc in a number of senior finance positions, including Regional Finance Director for Central Europe; and several years at KPMG working in the UK and USA. Angus is also an experienced non-executive director, currently serving on the Board of GKN Plc.
Mike joined Serco as a Non-Executive director in March 2014. He is the Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Corporate Responsibility Committee.
Mike was previously the Group Chief Executive of BAA plc from 2003 to 2006 and Chairman of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs from 2008 to 2012. Mike was previously the Senior Independent Director at ITV PLC.
Mike is currently Chairman of Coats Group plc and Which? Limited, President of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company and an Advisory Board member for Arora International.Read more
Rachel joined Serco as a non-executive director in March 2014 and is Chair of the Group Risk Committee.
Previous roles include Deputy Governor, Monetary Stability, Bank of England, and member of the Monetary Policy Committee; Permanent Secretary, departments for Transport Work and Pensions and the Welsh Office; and senior posts at the Cabinet Office, HM Treasury and World Bank, Washington.
Rachel is currently a non-executive director of HSBC Holdings plc where she is Senior Independent Director and also Chair of the Conduct and Values Committee. She is also a non-executive director at Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited, a director at SETL Development Limited, a member of the Supervisory Board of Arcus European Infrastructure Fund and a Trustee/Board Member of Imperial College London, Ditchley Foundation, and Breugel.Read more
Rachel is currently a non-executive director of HSBC Holdings plc where she is Senior Independent Director and also Chair of the Conduct and Values Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Group Risk Committee. Rachel is also a non-executive director at Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited, a director at SETL Develoment Limited, a member of the Supervisory Board of Arcus European Infrastructure Fund and a Trustee/Board Member of Imperial College London, Ditchley Foundation, Bregaul and City UK.
John joined Serco as a Non-Executive Director in September 2016 and became Chair of the Audit Committee in November 2016.
John was Chief Executive of Rolls Royce Group plc between 2011 and 2015, having previously been Chief Executive and President of the Dutch international retailer, Royal Ahold NV and, prior to that, its Chief Financial Officer. He was formerly Chief Financial Officer of British Airways plc.
John is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Unilever Group and a Non-Executive Director at Informa plc and Associated British Ports.Read more
Lynne joined Serco as a Non-Executive Director in July 2017.
Lynne is a Non-Executive Director of Standard Life plc and a member of its Audit Committee, and Non-Executive Chairman of Standard Life Assurance Limited. Lynne is also a Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of Nationwide Building Society where she chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit, Risk and Nominations and Governance Committees, and a Non-Executive Director of Scottish Water where she chairs its Audit Committee. Previously she was Chief Executive of National Australia Bank Limited's UK businesses and Chief Executive Officer of Woolwich plc.Read more
Ian joined Serco as a Non-Executive Director in July 2017.
Ian became the Chief Executive Officer of V.Group Limited in October 2017. Prior to joining V.Group, Ian was Chief Executive Officer of Exova Group plc and, before that, he was Group Managing Director, UK & Ireland of Compass Group plc, where he was also a member of the Group’s Executive Committee. Ian’s earlier career included positions with Centrica plc and the global management consultancy, Accenture.Read more
Kirsty joined Serco as a Non-Executive Director in September 2017.
Kirsty is currently a Non-Executive Director of Kier Group plc and a member of all of its committees, as well as a Governor of Leeds Beckett University. Prior to these appointments, Kirsty was a senior executive at BP plc having spent over 24 years with the company in a variety of commercial roles, including Group Head of Organisational Effectiveness, where she led BP’s global agenda on culture, diversity and change management. Subsequently, Kirsty has been running her own corporate advisory business, QuayFive, for the last two years.Read more
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Corporate Responsibility Committee