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Qinetiq Group PLC (QQ.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Neil Johnson

2019 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Steve Wadey

2015 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Michael Harper

2012 Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

David Smith

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Jon Messent

2011 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Lynn Brubaker

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

James Burnell-Nugent

2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Shonaid Emmett-Page

2020 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Mason

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Murray

2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

susan Searle

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Haworth

2019 Group Head of Investor Relations & Finance Director of Business Analysis

Biographies

Name Description

Neil Johnson

Mr. Neil Anthony Johnson, OBE is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Neil’s former CEO experience and current roles as a plc Chairman and Non-Executive Director brings to the Board relevant knowledge, challenge and leadership. Starting his career at Sandhurst and the Army, Neil spent much of his early career in the automotive and engineering industries. He was worldwide Sales and Marketing Director at Jaguar before being seconded to the UK Ministry of Defence to command 4th Battalion The Royal Green Jackets. He returned to the industry with British Aerospace, initially running Land Rover and then all of its European automotive operations. Neil was later CEO of the RAC, and former Director General of the EEF and a Home Office appointed Independent Member of the Metropolitan Police Authority. He was previously Chairman of Motability Operations and Centaur Media plc. Chairman of Synthomer Plc (and Chair of its Nominations Committee) and Electra Private Equity plc. Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Business Growth Fund.

Steve Wadey

Mr. Steve Wadey serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Steve’s proven track record of driving growth, and his in-depth experience of defence and technology industries is of essential importance and benefit to the Board. Steve is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Royal Aeronautical Society, and the Royal Academy of Engineering. He was previously Co-Chair of the UK Defence Growth Partnership, a member of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group, Co-Chair of the National Defence Industries Council Research and Development Group, and a Non-Executive Director of the UK MOD Research and Development Board. Steve has held various roles with MBDA, including as Managing Director, MBDA UK. Previously he held various ro

Michael Harper

Mr. Michael Harper serves as Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Michael brings to the Board a wealth of operational and corporate experience from a lengthy career as a business leader and Board member within, amongst others, the engineering and aviation industries. He continues to provide highly valuable advice to the Board and its discussions, in particular in his capacity as the Senior Independent Director. Michael has served as Chairman of Ricardo plc, Vitec Group plc, and BBA Aviation plc, having previously been its CEO. He was Senior Independent Director of Catlin Group Limited. In addition, he was a Director of Williams plc and CEO of Kidde plc

David Smith

Mr. David Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. David provides significant expertise to the Group from his broad and comprehensive executive experience in blue-chip companies and work in the aerospace and defence, technology, and automotive sectors. David is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a member of its Advisory Panel. He was previously the CFO of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc, having joined as CFO of its Aerospace Division. Prior to that, David was CFO of Edwards Group and CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, having previously been its CFO. He has also held a variety of roles with the Ford Motor Company

Jon Messent

Mr. Jon Messent serves as Group General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Jon joined QinetiQ from Chloride Group plc where he held a similar role. He has a background in legal private practice as well as General Counsel and Company Secretarial experience in other FTSE 250 companies.

Lynn Brubaker

Ms. Lynn Brubaker is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Lynn’s experience from a number of senior Board positions at various US-based companies, in particular in the aerospace sector, makes her a valuable member of the Board and enables her to provide insightful advice on matters such as strategy and customer stakeholder management. Lynn has held positions as Non-Executive Director of Force Protection, Inc., Seabury Group, Graham Partners, Cordiem, the Nordam Group, the Flight Safety Foundation (as Chair), and as a member of the Management Advisory Council of the Federal Aviation Administration. Lynn was also the Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Aerospace at Honeywell International.

James Burnell-Nugent

Adm. Sir James Burnell-Nugent CBE serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Sir James brings to the Board unique senior experience from the armed forces and of contracting with government. During a 37 year career in the Royal Navy, which culminated in his appointment as Commander-in-Chief Fleet, he commanded the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible and three other ships and submarines. Between operational duties, Sir James held several positions at the MOD and gained cross-Whitehall experience while on secondment to HM Treasury

Shonaid Emmett-Page

Ms. Shonaid Emmett-Page serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Shonaid brings to the Board a wealth of experience from previous roles as an Executive and Non-Executive Director from a breadth of sectors, including industrial and technology based businesses with international operations. This, combined with extensive financial experience, makes her the ideal candidate to take over as Chair of the Audit Committee in the summer. Previously Shonaid was the Chief Operating Officer of CDC Group plc, the UK Government’s development finance institution, having joined from Unilever, where she was Senior Vice-President Finance and Information, Home and Personal Care, originally in Asia and later for the Group as a whole. Her early career was spent at KPMG, latterly as a partner. Her Board level experience includes Non-Executive Chair of Origo Partners plc and MSAmlin plc, and NonExecutive Director roles at GKN plc, Close Brothers Group plc and APR Energy plc.

Ian Mason

Mr. Ian Mason serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ian brings to the Board extensive experience in strategy, business transformation, eCommerce and international business development. His current and previous experience as a CEO and Non-Executive Director, enables him to provide the Board with highly relevant business and board experience. His advice continues to be particularly valuable for the Board and the leadership team in the work of implementing and enhancing the transformation and strategy of the Company. Previously Ian was Group Chief Executive of Electrocomponents plc. He has also worked for the Boston Consulting Group and served as a NonExecutive Director of Sage Group plc.

Paul Murray

Mr. Paul Colbeck Murray is no longer serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective 7/14/2020. Paul’s broad range of experience in finance and corporate governance has been of significant value to the Board. As a result of his previous roles as Group Finance Director of a number of plc companies and a plc Audit Committee Chair, he has gained a deep understanding of governance, financial reporting, and regulatory issues. Paul has held positions as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee at Royal Mail Group plc, Senior Independent Director of Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, Non-Executive Director of Thomson SA, Tangent Communications plc and Independent Oil & Gas plc. He has also been Group Finance Director of Carlton Communications plc and LASMO plc, and Treasurer of Pilotlight.

susan Searle

Ms. susan Jane Searle serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Susan brings to the Board essential experience of investing in growing technology businesses, acquisitions and exploitation of new technologies. Her experience as a plc Remuneration Committee Chair enables her to efficiently and valuably chair the Remuneration Committee. Susan was a founder of Touchstone Innovations plc, and formerly its CEO. She has served on a variety of private company boards in engineering, healthcare and advanced materials. Previously, she held a variety of commercial and business development roles with Shell Chemicals, the Bank of Nova Scotia, Montech (Australia), and Signet Group plc.

John Haworth

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Neil Johnson

188,000

Steve Wadey

1,986,000

Michael Harper

63,000

David Smith

1,393,000

Jon Messent

--

Lynn Brubaker

85,000

James Burnell-Nugent

63,000

Shonaid Emmett-Page

--

Ian Mason

52,000

Paul Murray

61,000

susan Searle

60,000

John Haworth

--
As Of  31 Mar 2020