Helen Mahy CBE
Appointed 14 June 2013, Helen is an experienced chairman and non-executive Director. In addition to being Chairman of the Company, Helen serves as a non-executive Director for SSE plc, where she chairs the Safety, Sustainability, Health and Environment Advisory Committee, and Gowling WLG (UK) LLP and is also an Equality and Human Rights Commissioner. Previous Directorships include SVG Capital plc, Stagecoach Group plc, Aga Rangemaster Group plc, Primary Health Properties plc, Bonheur ASA and she was also Chairman of MedicX Fund Ltd. Helen was Group Company Secretary and General Counsel of National Grid plc and was a member of its Executive Committee from September 2003 to January 2013 when she retired from National Grid plc. Helen qualified as a barrister and was an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. In 2015 she was awarded a CBE for services to business, particularly relating to diversity in the workplace. Helen is a resident of the UK.