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Biography PhotoSir John Parker
Anglo American plc

Carnival Corporation Director since 2003

Carnival plc Director since 2000

Sir John was the Non-Executive Chairman of National Grid plc from 2002 until 2012. From 2007 to 2009, he served as Non-Executive Chairman of Mondi plc. He was formerly Senior Non-Executive Director of the Court of the Bank of England, a Non-Executive Director of GKN plc, Brambles Industries plc, BG Group plc, and DP World Limited. He was Chairman of Babcock International Group plc, RMC Group plc and P&O Group plc, a President of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, a member of the Prime Minister’s Business Council for Britain and Chancellor of the University of Southampton. He was President of the Royal Academy of Engineering from 2011 until 2014. Sir John has been a member of the General Committee of Lloyds Register of Shipping since 1983 and was Chairman of its Technical Committee from 1993 until 2002.

Board Committees: HESS (Chair); and Nominating & Governance

Other Public Company Boards: Airbus Group NV (since 2007); Anglo American plc (since 2009); and Pennon Group plc (since 2015)

Sir John’s qualifications to serve on the Boards include his extensive international background and wealth of corporate experience. His past and present service as a Non-Executive Director of a number of listed UK companies provides the Boards with invaluable knowledge and insight with respect to UK corporate governance policies and practices. In addition, Sir John, as a qualified naval architect and former head of a major shipbuilding company, is very experienced in the design, construction and operation of ships.


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