Guy Elliott joined the board on 1 July 2013 and following Mr Manser's appointment as Chairman in December 2013 became Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director. He has been a non-executive director of Royal Dutch Shell plc since 2010 and the chairman of its audit committee since May 2011. He has been on the UK Takeover Panel since 2012 and is the Chairman of the Panel's Code Committee.
He was a senior executive director of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited until December 2013 and served as Chief Financial Officer from 2002 until April 2013. He was previously a non-executive director of Cadbury plc from 2007 until its acquisition by Kraft in 2010, and during his tenure he served as chairman of the audit committee until April 2009 and as senior independent director from 2008 until 2010.
- Audit Committee
- Remuneration Committee
- Nomination Committee