Alastair Lyons

Chairman

Term of Office

Joined the Board on 7 March 2018. Elected in May 2018.

Length of service

1 year 1 month

Independent

Yes

Skills and Experience

Alastair is Non-Executive Chairman of Welsh Water, Vitality Health and AECS, Admiral’s European holding company. He was Non-Executive Chairman of Admiral Group plc from 2000 to 2017, Deputy Chairman of Bovis Homes from 2008 to 2018, Chairman of Serco Group plc from 2010 to 2015 and of Towergate Insurance from 2011 to 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), Vitality Health and the European subsidiary of the Admiral Group.