Dr Martin Read


Dr Martin Read CBE is the Chairman of Laird Plc and of the two Government-owned companies (the Low Carbon Contracts Company and the Electricity Settlements Company) set up to manage contracts and payments under the electricity market reform programme. He is also is Chairman of the Remuneration Consultants Group and the UK Government Senior Salaries Review Body and a Non-Executive Director of Lloyd’s of London. He was Chief Executive of Logica Plc from 1993 to 2007 and is a former Non-Executive Director of Invensys, Aegis Group, British Airways, Siemens Holdings, Boots, ASDA and the UK Government Efficiency and Reform Board.

Martin is a former director of Shelter, a former trustee of the Centre for Universities and Business and a former vice-chair of the Council of Southampton University.