Chair since 2014. Was chief executive of SSE plc, a leading UK energy utility company, for over 10 years until stepping down in 2013. He is currently independent chair of Thames Water, chairman of Nova, the tidal energy company, non-executive director of Aggreko plc and Honorary President of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. Until December 2015 he was chair of Infinis Energy plc and is the immediate past president of the Energy Institute.
Chief executive, Wood
Robin was responsible for the creation of Wood when, as Chief Executive of Wood Group, he led the acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler in 2017. Robin has previously been Chief Operating Officer and an Executive member of the Wood Group Board since January 2013 and CEO of Wood Group’s PSN division since 2012.
Robin has more than 30 years’ engineering and industry experience, with the past 13 years spent in a variety of executive positions and being actively engaged with various industry and Governmental representative bodies, including as Board member of Oil & Gas UK and between 2011 and 2015, on the Scottish Business Board, a cross-industry advisory group to the UK Government.
Robin is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer, a Fellow of both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Energy Institute and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and an Honours Degree in Offshore & Mechanical Engineering. He also holds a position of Visiting Professor at the Robert Gordon University.
Chief financial officer (CFO) since May 2015, David joined Wood Group in 2013 and served as CFO of Wood Group PSN. He previously served in executive roles at Trap Oil Group, Technip, Simmons and Company International, and Hess Corporation, working across finance, mergers & acquisitions, and operations. David is a member of SCDI North East and of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
Non-executive director and senior independent director
Roy has more than 40 years of experience as an executive in the oil & gas industry. He spent 18 years at BP, latterly as head of M&A, BP Exploration, after which he was group MD of Clyde Petroleum and then CEO of Paladin Resources until its acquisition by Talisman Energy in 2005. Since then Roy has served on a number of international energy boards in non-executive roles, including Amec Foster Wheeler plc. Until July 2016 he was chairman of the Keller Group PLC.
Roy is currently chairman of Premier Oil plc and deputy chairman of Equinor ASA. He is also chairman of privately-held companies Cuadrilla Resources Ltd and Energean Israel Ltd and a member of the advisory board of Kerogen Capital LLC.
Jann spent her career in the accounting profession before moving into the oil industry, latterly as managing director and chief financial officer of Cairn Energy PLC.
Jann is currently Managing Director and CFO of SOCO International plc. She is a past-president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), Audit Committee chair of Troy Income and Growth Trust and of the Scottish Ballet, and a trustee of Edinburgh University Development Trust.
Jeremy spent his career at J.P.Morgan, which he joined in 1987, until retiring in October 2013. He held a series of senior level positions there, including head of the European Mergers and Acquisitions Group, global co-head of the Natural Resources and Diversified Industrials Group, and latterly vice chair of the Energy Group, and was involved in a number of major oil & gas mergers over the years. He is a non-executive director of Tullow Oil plc, chair of The Lakeland Climbing Centre and lead trustee of the Lakeland Climbing Foundation.
Formerly with Shell for 35 years, latterly as global head of Shell's manufacturing business. He is a non-executive director of EnPro Industries, is co-chair of the Governor's Task Force at the University of Wyoming, a director of the University of Wyoming Foundation and is a long-standing member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Worked for Amoco and BP for 26 years, latterly as senior vice president and CEO for BP Angola, with previous appointments in Vietnam, UK, Holland and the US, principally in upstream activities. She is currently a non-executive director of McDermott International, Inc, an independent director of QEP Resources Inc and is a former non-executive director of Ausenco Limited. Mary is a member of industry councils at Oklahoma State University and the University of Wyoming.
Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 1984. His early career was spent in the brewing industry. Between 1985 and 1995 he held various positions with the Foster’s Brewing Group, including general manager, Strategy. He was finance & strategy director of the Inntrepreneur Pub Company Limited from 1995 to 1998 and then served at Scottish & Newcastle plc from 1998 to 2008, first as finance director of Scottish Courage and later as Group finance director of Scottish & Newcastle plc. Most recently Ian served as both chief financial officer and as a member of the board of Amec Foster Wheeler.
Ian holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Bristol.
Jacqui was senior vice president and general manager of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services UK, Ireland, Middle East Mediterranean and Africa and prior to this she held a number of senior roles within the technology sector in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America.
Jacqui is a non-executive director of Tesco Bank and of Croda International Plc. She is a Trustee of Engineering UK, a not for profit organisation focussed on developing engineering and technology skills in the UK and a member of the Scottish First Minister’s Advisory Board for Women and Girls.
Jacqui has chaired the public services strategy board for the Confederation of Business and Industry and was a member of the Tech Partnership, the industry body aimed at UK technology skills. She is a fellow of the institute of Engineering and Technology.
Adrian has been Group Finance Director of international packaging business, DS Smith plc since September 2013. He was previously Head of Tax, Treasury and Corporate Finance at Tesco plc and has also held divisional CFO positions at both AstraZeneca plc and Pilkington plc.