Senior Independent Director
Appointed: Non-executive Director in May 2016. Senior Independent Director in December 2017.
Skills and contributions: Laurence has significant experience in growing, simplifying and unifying complex international and industrial manufacturing businesses.
Career and experience: Laurence started with Banque Nationale de Paris in 1988 followed by M&M Mars Inc. in 1992 and then Amoco Chemical Inc. in 1993, which was acquired by BP p.l.c. in 1998. She spent a further 11 years at BP in a variety of roles including Chief Executive of Castrol Industrial Lubricants and Services. After BP, Laurence became Chief Executive of independent power producer Eoxis UK Limited from 2010 to 2013. Through a number of non-executive positions both in the UK and internationally, Laurence also brings valuable knowledge of the energy, steel and infrastructure industries and insight into some of Morgan’s key markets.
Additional appointments: Chairman of Voltalia S.A., Chairman of Globeleq Ltd and member of the supervisory board of SBM Offshore N.V.
Committees: Audit, Nomination and Remuneration.