Ian Russell, CBEChairman
Joined the Board in 2007. Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Chairman of Advanced Power AG and of Remploy Ltd, Non Executive Director of British Polythene Industries plc, the Mercantile Trust plc and British Assets plc, adviser to Clyde Bergemann Power Group and Chairman of the Campaign Board for the University of Edinburgh. He is to be appointed to the board of HICL Infrastructure Company Limited, effective 1st May 2013.
Ashley HighfieldChief Executive Officer
Joined the Board in November 2011. Previously Vice President of Microsoft, Director of New Media and Technology at the BBC and Managing Director of Flextech (now Virgin Media) Interactive. Non Executive Director of William Hill plc and a Governor of the British Film
Peter McCallCompany Secretary
Joined Johnston Press plc as Company Secretary and Corporate Counsel in November 2009. Previously Company Secretary of Kenmore Property Group Ltd and Deputy Company Secretary of British Energy Group plc.
Mark PainNon Executive
Joined the Board in 2009. Senior Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees. A Chartered Accountant and former Group Finance Director at Barratt Developments Ltd and Abbey National Group plc. Non Executive Director of Punch Taverns plc, Spirit Pub Company plc, LSL Property Services plc and Chairman of London Square plc.
Ralph MarshallNon Executive
Joined the Board in 2008. Member of the Nomination Committee. Executive Director of Usaha Tegas Sdn. Bhd. Serves on the Boards of several companies and others which are listed on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad including Astro All Asia Networks plc where he is Executive Deputy Chairman.
Camilla RhodesNon Executive
Joined the Board in 2009. Member of the Nomination, Audit and Remuneration Committees. Former Chief Executive Officer of News Magazines Ltd and Managing Director of Times Newspapers and News Group Newspapers, News International.
Geoff IddisonNon Executive
Joined the Board in 2010. Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Nomination Committee. Global head of e-commerce and m-commerce for Mastercard. Previously Chief Executive of Jagex Limited. Non Executive Director of Unwire.
Kjell AamotNon Executive
Joined the Board in August 2010. Member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. Formerly Chief Executive Officer of Schibsted ASA. A Non Executive Member of the Board of 20Minutes (France), a Non Executive Member of the Board of PubliGroupe (Switzerland), and an advisor to FSN Capital, an Oslo-based private equity firm.
Stephen van RooyenNon-Executive
Joined the Board in June 2013. Has held a number of senior roles at Sky since joining in 2006, most recently Managing Director, Sales and Marketing. He was previously Director of Strategy at Virgin Media and has also worked at News International and Accenture in both Australia and the UK.