Iain was appointed to the BT Group plc board on 1 June 2014. He is a member of the Audit & Risk, Nominating & Governance and Technology Committees.
Iain became CEO of Centrica plc on 1 January 2015. He was previously Chief Executive, Downstream, of BP’s refining and marketing division, a position he held for seven years. Following his appointment to the BP board in 2004, he served for three years as group executive officer, strategic resources, in which he had responsibility for a number of regions and group functions including Technology, IT, Marketing, Safety, Procurement and Human Resources. Iain had regional responsibility for Europe, including the UK, together with Asia and Southern Africa.
He is chairman of the advisory board of Imperial College Business School and a member of the council of Imperial College Council and the CBI’s president’s committee.
Iain is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Institution of Chemicals Engineers, and the City and Guilds of London Institute.