Jan du Plessis
Jan was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2017 as a non-executive director and became Chairman from 1 November 2017. He chairs the Nominations and Investigatory Powers Committees, and is a member of the Digital Impact & Sustainability Committee.
Jan has significant experience on the boards of major UK public companies, having served as chairman and non-executive director of various FTSE100 companies across a range of sectors. Jan was chairman of Rio Tinto from April 2009 to March 2018. Until October 2016 he was chairman of SABMiller, a role he held since July 2015, having been with the company since 2014. He was also a director and senior independent director of Marks & Spencer from 2008 and 2012 respectively until March 2015.