Biographies

Anthony Habgood (69), Chairman

Anthony Habgood
Appointed: June 2009
Other appointments: Chairman of: Court of the Bank of England, Preqin Holding Limited and Norwich Research Partners LLP.
Past appointments: Previously was Chairman of Whitbread plc, Bunzl plc and Mölnlycke Health Care Limited and served as Chief Executive of Bunzl plc, Chief Executive of Tootal Group plc and a Director of The Boston Consulting Group. Formerly Non-Executive Director of Geest plc, Marks and Spencer plc, National Westminster Bank plc, Powergen plc, SVG Capital plc, and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Trust.
Education: Holds an MA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MS in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a visiting Fellow at Oxford University.
Nationality: British

Erik Engstrom (52), Chief Executive Officer

Erik Engstrom
Appointed: Chief Executive Officer of RELX Group since November 2009. Joined the Group as Chief Executive Officer of Elsevier in 2004.
Other appointments: Non-Executive Director of Smith & Nephew plc
Past appointments: Prior to joining the Group was a partner at General Atlantic Partners. Before that was President and Chief Operating Officer of Random House Inc and President and Chief Executive Officer of Bantam Doubleday Dell, North America. Began his career as a consultant with McKinsey. Served as a Non-Executive Director of Eniro AB and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA.
Education: Holds a BSc from Stockholm School of Economics, an MSc from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and gained an MBA from Harvard Business School as a Fulbright Scholar.
Nationality: Swedish

Nick Luff (49), Chief Financial Officer

Nick Luff
Appointed: September 2014
Other appointments: Non-Executive Director of Lloyds Banking Group plc.
Past appointments: Prior to joining the Group was Group Finance Director of Centrica plc from 2007. Before that was Chief Financial Officer at The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) and its affiliated companies, having previously held a number of senior finance roles at P&O. Began his career as an accountant with KPMG. Formerly a Non-Executive Director of QinetiQ Group plc.
Education: Has a degree in Mathematics from Oxford University and is a qualified UK Chartered Accountant.
Nationality: British

Dr Wolfhart Hauser (66), Non-Executive Director, Senior Independent Director. Chairman of the Remuneration Committee

Dr Wolfhart Hauser
Appointed: April 2013
Other appointments: Chairman of FirstGroup plc and a Non-Executive Director of Associated British Foods plc.
Past appointments: Chief Executive Officer of Intertek Group plc from 2005 until May 2015. Prior to that he was Chief Executive Officer of TÜV Sud AG between 1998 and 2002 and Chief Executive Officer of TÜV Product Service GmbH for 10 years. Formerly a Non-Executive Director of Logica plc.
Nationality: German

Adrian Hennah (58), Non-Executive Director

Adrian Hennah
Appointed: April 2011
Other appointments: Chief Financial Officer of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc and Non-Executive Director of Indivior PLC.
Past appointments: Chief Financial Officer of Smith & Nephew plc from 2006 to 2012. Before that was Chief Financial Officer of Invensys plc, having previously held various senior finance and management positions with GlaxoSmithKline for 18 years.
Nationality: British

Marike van Lier Lels (56), Non-Executive Director

Marike van Lier Lels
Appointed: Non- Executive Director of RELX NV since January 2010. Appointed as a Non-Executive Director of RELX PLC and RELX Group plc on 21 July 2015.
Other appointments: Member of the Supervisory Boards of TKH Group NV, Eneco Holding NV and NS (Dutch Railways), and a member of the Executive Committee of Aegon Association. A member of various Dutch governmental advisory boards.
Past appointments: Member of the Supervisory Boards of Royal Imtech NV, Maersk BV, KPN NV and USG People NV, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Schiphol Group. Prior to joining Schiphol Group, was a member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Post Euro Express and held various senior positions with Nedlloyd.
Nationality: Dutch

Robert MacLeod (51), Non-Executive Director

Robert MacLeod
Appointed: April 2016
Other appointments: Chief Executive of Johnson Matthey Plc.
Past appointments: Prior to joining Johnson Matthey, spent five years as Group Finance Director of WS Atkins plc, having joined as Group Financial Controller in 2003. From 1993 to 2002, held a variety of senior finance and M&A roles with Enterprise Oil plc in the UK and US. Formerly a Non-Executive Director of Aggreko plc.
Nationality: British

Carol Mills (62), Non-Executive Director

Linda Sanford
Appointed: April 2016
Other appointments: Chair of the Board of Directors of Xactly Corporation, and an independent Director of Ingram Micro and WhiteHat Security.
Past appointments: Formerly a member of the Boards of Adobe Systems, Alaska Communications, Tekelec Corporation and Blue Coat Systems. From 2004 to 2006, was Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Infrastructure Products Group at Juniper Networks. From 1998 to 2002 was Chief Executive Officer of Acta Technology, and before Acta, spent 16 years at Hewlett-Packard in a number of executive roles.
Nationality: American

Linda Sanford (63), Non- Executive Director

Linda Sanford

Appointed: December 2012
Other appointments: An independent Director of Consolidated Edison, Inc and Pitney Bowes, Inc, and a consultant to The Carlyle Group. Serves on the boards of trustees of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the New York Hall of Science.
Past appointments: Senior Vice President, Enterprise Transformation, IBM Corporation until 2014, having joined the company in 1975. Formerly a Non-Executive Director of ITT Corporation, served on the boards of directors of The Business Council of New York State and the Partnership for New York City, and on the boards of trustees of the State University of New York and St John’s University.
Nationality: American

Ben van der Veer (65), Non-Executive Director. Chairman of the Audit Committees

Ben van der Veer

Appointed: September 2009
Other appointments: Member of the Supervisory Boards of Aegon NV, TomTom NV and Koninklijke FrieslandCampina NV.
Past appointments: Chairman of the Executive Board of KPMG in the Netherlands and a member of the Management Committee of the KPMG International board until his retirement in 2008, having joined KPMG in 1976. Formerly a member of the Supervisory Boards of Royal Imtech NV and Siemens Nederland NV.
Nationality: Dutch

* All of the Directors are directors of RELX Group plc, RELX PLC and RELX NV.

Board Committee Membership

 
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