Alastair Lyons

Chairman

Term of Office

Joined the Board on 7 March 2018.

Length of service

2 months

Independent

Yes

Skills and Experience

Alastair is Non-Executive Chairman of Welsh Water and Deputy Chairman of Bovis Homes Group PLC (but will retire from the latter role in May 2018). He was Non-Executive Chairman of Admiral Group plc from 2000 to 2017 and of Serco Group plc and Towergate Insurance until June 2015. Previously in his executive career, Alastair was Chief Executive of the National Provident Institution and the National and Provincial Building Society, Managing Director of the Insurance Division of Abbey National plc and Director of Corporate Projects at National Westminster Bank plc. He has a broad base of business experience with a particular focus on mortgage lending and insurance industries. He was awarded the CBE in 2001 for services to social security having served as a non-executive director of the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Social Security.

External appointments

Chairman of Welsh Water (Dwr Cymru) and Deputy Chairman of Bovis Homes Group PLC (but will retire from his role at Bovis Homes at its next AGM in May 2018).