– UK, Perth – SSE plc (LON: SSE) today announced the appointment of The Rt Hon Elish Angiolini QC and Debbie Crosbie to its Board as Non-Executive Directors, bringing the Board to 12 members, the Chair, three Executive Directors and eight non-Executive Directors; six men and six women.
“I am very pleased that Elish and Debbie are joining SSE’s Board. Elish has exceptional legal and academic experience and Debbie has a wealth of financial knowledge so both will bring deep insights from their extensive careers. Both will bring a Scottish and wider perspective and will add further depth to the Board. I look forward to working with them, the rest of the Board and the wider SSE team as we continue to take SSE forward, in doing so, helping the UK and other countries deliver on net zero ambitions”. said Board Chair, Sir John Manzoni.
About The Rt Hon Elish Angiolini QC
Elish has been Principal of St Hugh’s College, Oxford since 2012 and is also a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and Chancellor of the University of the West of Scotland. Prior to her career in academia, Elish had an extensive public sector legal career, serving as Lord Advocate of Scotland from 2006 to 2011 – across two government administrations – having previously been Solicitor General for Scotland. Since then she has also carried out several independent public inquiries and reviews for both the UK and Scottish Governments.
Elish is Chair of the Disciplinary Board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and a non-Executive Board member of the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland. She acts as a Patron of several charities and was awarded a Damehood in 2011 for her legal achievements.
About Debbie Crosbie
Debbie is currently CEO of TSB and has over 25 years of experience in Scottish financial services. Prior to her appointment at TSB in 2019 she was an Executive Director and COO of Clydesdale Bank, having worked for 22 years at National Australia Bank Group Europe.
Debbie is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a member of the Glasgow Economic Leadership Board and the Strathclyde University Business School Advisory Board.
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