Paula Rosput Reynolds

Independent non-executive director

Tenure: Appointed 14 May 2015

Board and committee activities:
Member of the audit and chairman’s committees

Outside interests:
Non-executive director of BAE Systems Ltd
Non-executive director of TransCanada Corporation
Non-executive director of CBRE Group

Age: 60

Nationality: American


Paula Rosput Reynolds is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Safeco Corporation, a Fortune 500 property and casualty insurance company that was acquired by Liberty Mutual Insurance Group in 2008. She also served as Vice Chair and Chief Restructuring Officer for American International Group (AIG) for a period after the US government became the financial sponsor from 2008 to 2009.

Previously, Paula was an executive in the energy industry. She was chairman, president and chief executive officer of AGL Resources Inc., an operator of natural gas infrastructure in the US, now a subsidiary of Southern Company. Prior to this, she led a subsidiary of Duke Energy Corporation that was a merchant operator of electricity generation. She commenced her energy career at PG&E Corp.

Paula was awarded the National Association of Corporate Directors (US) Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.

Relevant skills and experience

Paula Rosput Reynolds has had a long career leading global companies in the energy and financial sectors. Her financial background makes her ideally suited to serve on the audit committee.

Her experience with international and US companies, including several restructuring processes and mergers, gives her insight into strategic and regulatory issues, which is an asset to the board.

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