Sam Laidlaw

Sam joined Centrica as Chief Executive in July 2006. He is Chairman of the Executive Committee and the Disclosure Committee. In January 2008, he was appointed a non-executive director of HSBC Holdings plc and in December 2010 he was appointed as the lead non-executive director on the board of the Department for Transport. He is also a member of the UK Prime Minister's Business Advisory Group. Previously he was executive vice president of the Chevron Corporation, chief executive officer at Enterprise Oil and president and chief operating officer at Amerada Hess. He is a trustee of the medical charity RAFT. [+]