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Rick Haythornthwaite:- Can energy in the UK ever be climate friendly, secure and affordable? Event

17:30 - 19:00
20 November 2014
Building 34, Room 3001 Highfield Campus University of Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please telephone 023 8059 5000 .

Event details

One of the University's Distinguished Lecture series

 Rick Haythornwaite, Chairman of Centrica, will be visiting the University of Southampton as part of our Distinguished Lecture Series and will present his lecture 'Can energy in the UK ever be climate friendly, secure and affordable?'

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About the speaker

Richard Haythornthwaite joined the Centrica Board as a Non-Executive Director on 14 October 2013. He was appointed Chairman of the Board on 1 January 2014 and is Chairman of the Nominations Committee. Rick has a wealth of knowledge in the energy industry. He has significant executive and non-executive board experience and led the rescue of Invensys from 2001 to 2005 and the defence, turnaround and subsequent sale of Blue Circle Industries from 1997 to 2001. From 1978 to 1995 he occupied various corporate, upstream and leadership positions in BP , including exploration and production roles in the North Sea, Alaska, France and Venezuela before moving to Premier Oil as commercial director from 1995-97. He has served on the boards of Network Rail (as chairman), and Cookson, Lafarge, ICI and Land Securities as non-executive director.

He is Chairman of the global board of MasterCard Inc and of PSI, Chairman of the Southbank Centre in London and Chairs the World Wide Web Foundation.



Speaker information

Rick haythornthwaite,Chairman of,Centrica

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