The Board comprises the non-executive chairman, two executive directors and four further non-executive directors.
Alastair Lyons CBE (59)
Chairman (2) (3)
Alastair Lyons was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Serco Group plc in March 2010, becoming Chairman at the conclusion of the Company's AGM in May 2010. Since 2000, Alastair has been Chairman of Admiral Group plc, the direct motor insurer, and in 2008 he was appointed deputy Chairman of Bovis Homes Group PLC, one of the UK's leading quoted house-builders.
In his executive career Alastair was Group Finance Director and subsequently Chief Executive of the National & Provincial Building Society. When the society was acquired in 1996 by Abbey National he joined the Abbey National main Board as Managing Director of its Insurance Division. In 1997 he became Chief Executive of the pensions specialist NPI where he led its demutualisation and acquisition by AMP, subsequent to which he joined NatWest in 1999 as Director of Corporate Projects.
A chartered accountant with an MA in economics from Trinity College Cambridge, Alastair was a non-executive director of, successively, the Department for Work & Pensions and the Department for Transport. He was awarded the CBE in 2001 for his services to social security.
Christopher Rajendran Hyman CBE (49)
Chief Executive (3)
Christopher Hyman was appointed Chief Executive of Serco Group plc in 2002. He is responsible for the day to day management of the business as well as setting the vision and strategy of the Group. He is also chairman of the Prince of Wales' charity In Kind Direct, and a Trustee of the Africa Foundation. Christopher is a Trustee Director of the Board for Business in the Community and is Chairman for The Prince's Seeing is Believing Programme.
Christopher graduated from Natal University in Durban, South Africa and qualified as a chartered accountant, serving with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young before joining Serco in 1994 as the European Finance Director. He was appointed Group Company Secretary in 1996, Corporate Finance Director in 1997 and Group Finance Director in April 1999.
Andrew Mark Jenner (44)
Andrew was appointed Group Finance Director in May 2002. He joined Serco in 1996 as Group Financial Controller, having previously worked for Unilever and Deloitte & Touche LLP. He became Corporate Finance Director with additional responsibility for treasury activities in 1999 before joining the Board in 2002. Andrew shares responsibility with the Chief Executive for our relationship with shareholders and the City. He is also responsible for the Group's risk management and assurance framework and its PFI investment business.
Andrew, a chartered accountant, is a non-executive director of Galliford Try plc, one of the UK's leading construction and housebuilding groups and is Chairman of its Audit Committee.
Malcolm Wyman (66)
Non-Executive Director (1) (2) (3)
Malcolm joined Serco as a Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2013.
Malcolm was previously an executive director and the Chief Financial Officer of SABMiller plc, until his retirement in July 2011. Malcolm joined SAB in 1986 and joined the board as Group Corporate Finance Director in 1990. He was appointed to the board of SABMiller upon its listing on the London Stock Exchange in 1999. He was Chief Financial Officer from 2001 until his retirement in July 2011.
Malcolm, a chartered accountant, is a non-executive director and Audit Committee Chairman of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, and a non-executive director of Tsogo Sun Holdings Limited and Senior Independent Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Nedbank Group Limited in South Africa.
Angie Risley (54)
Non-Executive Director (1) (2) (3)
Angie joined Serco as a Non-Executive Director in April 2011.
As Group Human Resources Director of J Sainsbury plc, Angie serves on Sainsbury's Operating Board and has responsibility for corporate, retail and logistics HR.
Previously, Angie was Group HR Director at Lloyds Banking Group and prior to that she was executive director of Whitbread PLC until May 2007, having joined the Whitbread Group in 1989. She has also been a member of the Low Pay Commission, and a non-executive director of Biffa plc and Arriva plc.
Angie is Group Human Resources Director of J Sainsbury plc.
Ralph D Crosby, Jr (65)
Ralph joined Serco as a Non-Executive Director in June 2011.
Ralph was chairman of EADS North America until his retirement from that position at the end of December 2011. He joined EADS in 2002 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EADS North America and also served as a member of the EADS global Executive Committee until 2010. Previously, Ralph held numerous positions with Northrop Grumman Corporation, concluding over 20 years of service as President of their Integrated Systems Sector. Prior to his industry career, Ralph served as an Officer in the US Army. Ralph has an MA in Public Administration from Harvard, an MA in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Switzerland, and a BSc from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.
Ralph is a non-executive director of American Electric Power Co Inc. and Ducommun Inc. in the United States.
(1) Member of the Audit Committee
(2) Member of Remuneration Committee
(3) Member of the Nomination Committee