Miriam was appointed to
the Board on 28 May 2019. Miriam is Chair of
the Company’s Remuneration Committee and
additionally sits on the Audit, Group Board
Investment, Nomination and Risk Committees.

With qualifications as a barrister and in
corporate finance, Miriam has spent more
than 30 years working for a number of
leading investment banks and other financial
institutions. A Deputy Lieutenant of the
City of Edinburgh, Miriam was awarded an
OBE for services to corporate finance in
2000. In previous roles Miriam served as a
Non-Executive Director of the UK energy
regulator OFGEM, Henderson Global Trust
plc, Mithras Investment Trust plc and Telit
Communications plc. Miriam was also a
founding partner in SPARK Advisory Partners,
an independent corporate advisory business.

Miriam currently serves as the Chair of the
Board of Smart Metering Systems plc, as
Non-Executive Director of Eclipse Shipping
Limited and of Gulf International Bank (UK)
Limited. She is an advisor to Ofgem and the
Mayor of London’s Energy Efficiency Fund.

Miriam, through her broad range of
expertise and experience within the financial
services sector, brings significant in-depth
understanding of remuneration and
financial matters to her role as Chair of the
Remuneration Committee. Miriam has relevant
and recent experience as a remuneration
committee chair, having chaired the
Remuneration Committee of Smart Metering
Systems plc, where she also served as Senior
Independent Director prior to her appointment
as Chair of their Board. Miriam has garnered
further remuneration committee experience
serving on the remuneration Committees
of Telit Communications plc and Henderson
Global Trust plc. As a Non-Executive Director,
Miriam brings scrutiny, constructive challenge
and independent oversight to the Board.