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Equiniti Group PLC (EQN.L)

EQN.L on London Stock Exchange

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23 Oct 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philip Yea

2017 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Guy Wakeley

49 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

John Stier

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Paul Matthews

Chief Executive Officer - EQ Boardroom(Investment Solutions Division)

Todd May

Chief Executive Officer - EQ, US

Enrique Sacau

Chief Executive Officer - EQ Digital (Intelligent Solutions Divison)

Duncan Watson

Chief Executive Officer - EQ Paymaster (Pension Solutions Divison)

Thera Prins

2016 Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer - EQ Invest (Investment Solutions Divison)

Kevin O cONNOR

Chief Information Officer

Adam Green

2015 Chief Risk Officer

Lina Brown

Chief Commercial Officer

Amy Madden

Chief Customer Officer

Kathy Cong

2016 Company Secretary

Mark Brooker

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alison Burns

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sally-Ann Hibberd

61 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Timothy Miller

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cheryl Millington

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Darren Pope

2018 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Frances Gibbons

2018 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Philip Yea

Mr. Philip E. Yea serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Philip was chief executive of 3i Group plc from 2004 to 2009. A qualified accountant, he is also a former finance director of Diageo plc and, as finance director of Guinness PLC, was closely involved in the creation of Diageo through Guinness's merger with GrandMet in 1997. Philip is an experienced Chairman with in-depth knowledge of both the quoted and private equity sectors. With his considerable executive experience, he brings valuable skills to the Board. His knowledge of the international business environment will be of particular importance to the Company as it continues on the next stage of its growth and development as an international business. Chairman of Greene King plc Non-executive Director of Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus plc Non-executive Director of Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Ltd.

Guy Wakeley

Mr. Guy Wakeley Ph.D. serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Guy was chief executive of Morrison plc for five years and before that held divisional leadership positions with Amey, The Berkeley Group, General Electric and Rolls-Royce. Guy has an MA in Engineering Science from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in applications of artificial intelligence to engineering design. Guy is an experienced chief executive, with extensive IT experience. This has enabled him to forge a strong, focused, management team for the Company. This team, led by Guy, has enabled the Company to grow from a private equity-run business to a main market, FTSE 250 business, with a clear, focused strategy for its future growth. Non-executive Director of HgCapital Trust plc Member of the CBI’s Public Services Strategy Board

John Stier

Mr. John R. Stier serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. A qualified accountant, prior to joining the Company John was the Chief Financial Officer of Northgate Information Solutions Ltd for over ten years. Prior to that, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Subterra Ltd, a subsidiary of Thames Water Plc, which delivered engineering services to businesses across Europe John’s considerable finance experience, and his extensive executive experience, has been invaluable in his role as Chief Financial Officer, in managing the Company’s balance sheet and ensuring it has the firm financial foundation from which it has grown from being a private-equity run business to a main market, FTSE 250 business.

Paul Matthews

Mr. Paul Matthews serves as Chief Executive Officer - EQ Boardroom(Investment Solutions Division) of the Company. Paul is responsible for working with the UK’s leading businesses to deliver successful transactions including IPOs and corporate actions for a client base covering circa 50% of the FTSE 100 and circa 40% of the FTSE 250. With over 30 years of experience, his background and knowledge of the securities industry brings an important skill set to the Group’s senior team, helping shape the Group’s offering to listed companies both in the UK and globally.

Todd May

Enrique Sacau

Duncan Watson

Thera Prins

Ms. Thera Prins serves as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer - EQ Invest (Investment Solutions Divison) of the Company. Thera is responsible for ensuring that the Group has the resources and functions in place to deliver the Board’s strategy. In addition, she manages the division that operates the various platforms that investors can use to access the market and buy, sell and hold investments in a cost effective way. Prior to joining the Group, Thera spent 20 years in retail financial services working for Visa Europe, Barclays and Lloyds Group, where she specialised in customer services, new product development solutions and global expansion initiatives.

Kevin O cONNOR

Adam Green

Mr. Adam Green serves as Chief Risk Officer of the Company. risk management, regulation and business change. Adam was previously interim Head of UK Compliance for Bupa and prior to that managed a core transition workstream at the Financial Services Authority as it established the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulatory Authority.

Lina Brown

Amy Madden

Kathy Cong

Ms. Kathy Cong serves as Company Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Kathy worked at FTSE 250 specialist banking group, Investec plc, for over 13 years. During her time at Investec, Kathy worked closely with senior management and subsidiary directors to ensure appropriate governance systems were established and maintained, particularly in relation to Directors’ duties, relevant regulatory requirements and related party transactions, including FCA-regulated firms. Kathy is an active industry contributor, having held the position of the Secretary of the Association of Women Chartered Secretaries and the London Money Market Association. Director of Equiniti Share Plan Trustees Limited Company Secretary to the Equiniti Group UK subsidiary companies

Mark Brooker

Mr. Mark Brooker serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He also spent 17 years in investment banking, with Rothschild, NatWest Markets, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. Mark brings strong management and operational experience from technology-centric businesses and his time in investment banking is very relevant to our marketplace. Non-executive Director of AA plc Non-executive Director of William Hill plc

Alison Burns

Ms. Alison Burns serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Alison has held executive and non-executive roles within Aviva plc, including the position of CEO of Aviva Ireland. She has extensive financial services experience, gained in senior roles with Santander, Lloyds TSB and AXA UK. Alison has in-depth knowledge of the insurance and financial services sectors (two key markets for the Group). Alison’s experience has provided her with an insight into the customer’s viewpoint which is a skill required by the Board. Non-executive Director of Hastings plc

Sally-Ann Hibberd

Ms. Sally-Ann Hibberd has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Sally-Ann previously served as COO of the international division and latterly as Group Operations and Technology Director of Willis Group, and held a number of senior executive roles at Lloyds TSB. Sally-Ann’s extensive experience of the financial services sector, together with her experience of the insurance sector, two key business sectors for the Group, has been beneficial when conducting her role as Chair of the Risk Committee and as a member of the Board. Non-executive Director of IG Group Holdings plc Non-executive Board member of Loughborough University Advisory board member of OEE Consulting

Timothy Miller

Dr. Timothy John Miller serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. During his 14 years at Standard Chartered Bank, Tim held a number of director level positions with global responsibility for areas including human resources, compliance, audit, assurance, financial crime and legal. Tim was also a non-executive Director of Page Group, the recruitment services provider, for nine years. Tim’s extensive executive experience across a range of areas, especially in human resources, has assisted him in his role as Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Tim’s experience made him the ideal choice to be appointed as the Board’s designated non-executive Director to engage with the Group’s wider workforce. Non-executive Director of Equiniti Financial Services Limited (the Group’s most significant FCA regulated entity in the UK) Non-executive Director of Clarkson plc and chair of its remuneration committee Non-executive Director of Otis Gold Corporation, a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company, Chairman of the Academy of St Martin-inthe- Fields

Cheryl Millington

Ms. Cheryl Millington serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Cheryl’s experience has been gained through her senior leadership roles in technology across a variety of sectors, including financial services and retail, most recently as Chief Digital Officer at both Travis Perkins and Waitrose. Her prior roles include CIO at Asda and senior line management roles in retail at HBOS. Cheryl was previously an independent non-executive Director of National Savings and Investments. Cheryl brings deep technological, business leadership, and customer centric experience gained across a variety of sectors, including financial services and retail, which is very relevant to our marketplace. Non-executive Director of Atom Bank plc

Darren Pope

Mr. Darren Pope serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Darren is a qualified accountant with over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, the majority of which has been spent in retail financial services. Most recently Darren served as CFO of TSB Bank plc, having led the initial stages of its separation from Lloyds Banking Group. He was a non-executive director of Virgin Money Holdings (UK) plc prior to its merger with CYBG plc. Darren’s considerable accounting experience and his in-depth knowledge of the retail financial services sector, a key business sector for the Group, is beneficial to his role as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Board. Non-executive Director of CYBG plc

Frances Gibbons