Senior Independent Director
Appointed: Non-executive Director in May 2016. Senior Independent Director in December 2017.
Skills and contribution: Laurence has significant experience in growing, simplifying and unifying complex international and industrial manufacturing businesses, and brings valuable knowledge of the energy (including renewables), steel and infrastructure industries, and insight into some of Morgan’s key markets.
Career and experience: Laurence joined 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. Laurence was Chief Executive of independent power producer Eoxis UK Limited from 2010 to 2013.
Additional appointments: Chair of Voltalia S.A. and of Globeleq Ltd, member of the supervisory board of SBM Offshore N.V. and member of the supervisory board of Siemens Energy AG.
Committees: Audit, Nomination and Remuneration.