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Andrew Bonfield

Non-Executive Director

Length of tenure and experience
Appointed as Non-Executive Director in July 2018 and became Chair of the Audit Committee in January 2019.

Andrew has significant financial experience across several different industries. He became Chief Financial Officer of Caterpillar Inc in September 2018. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of National Grid plc from 2010-2018. Prior to this, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Cadbury plc and prior to that he spent five years as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Bristol-Myers Squibb, an American pharmaceutical company. He was Finance Director of BG Group plc from 2001 to 2002 and Chief Financial Officer of SmithKline Beecham plc from 1999 to 2000 during an 11 year period with the pharmaceuticals group.

Andrew is a chartered accountant and holds a degree in Commerce from the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa.

External appointments
Chief Financial Officer of Caterpillar Inc

Committee memberships
Chair of Audit Committee

Member of Nomination Committee