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Member of the Audit Committee

Richard joined Capita's Local Government, Health and Property Division as Executive Director for Central Government in February 2012. Prior to this, he was the Director General, Neighbourhoods, at the Department for Communities and Local Government and their lead official for housing, planning, regeneration, local economies, climate change, building standards and the European Regional Development Fund.

Richard was also the Chief Executive of the Peabody Trust from 1999-2003 and held senior positions at the Horizon Housing Group and the Hyde Housing Association. Richard was the Chair of the National Housing Federation from 2000-2003 and is a past member of the JRF Housing and Neighbourhoods Committee.

He received a CBE in the 2009 New Years Honours for his services to housing and planning.

Barbara is an experienced Non-Executive Director who has worked extensively with SMEs, PLCs in regulated sectors, international private companies and venture capital specialists.

An architect by training, Barbara is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit & Risk at Sovereign Housing Association. Barbara also serves as an Independent Board Member at London Waste & Recycling Board and the London Green Fund. Her expertise includes innovation for growth and sustainability, strategic planning, start-up acceleration, business transformation and project delivery.

Jason Clark became our Chief Financial Officer on 1 February 2021. Before joining DCC, Jason spent two years as the Chief Financial Officer at Bristol Airport, where he had Board level responsibility for Finance, Risk Management, Procurement and IT. Prior to this, Jason spent the majority of his career in the energy industry with RWE, working across upstream and downstream businesses in the UK and Europe, with his last position being the UK Finance Director for RWE npower.

Patrick is the Chief Strategy & Product Officer at Capita, after having been at the company for over six years.

Patrick is a customer-focused leader with a strong track record of growing and developing businesses at MD / CEO level, working across the business services / outsourcing, mobile telecoms, media, internet and property sectors.

He is successful in both large corporate and smaller entrepreneurial environments, growing profits via new business wins and efficiency improvements across complex portfolios, establishing high-growth start-ups and leading major change programmes and business turnarounds.

Patrick’s M&A experience includes having taken two SME’s to exit (one to trade, one to PE) and led the acquisition of a third into a corporate.

He is bi-lingual in English and French, as well as a Chartered Director and Chartered Engineer. 

Angus joined DCC as CEO in March 2017 and has an extensive telecoms background.

Most recently Angus was a Senior Vice President for Global Enterprise Products at Vodafone and, until 2013, the Managing Director of Customer Services and CRM at BT. Previously he has held senior positions within Cable & Wireless and Ciena.

Member of the Audit Committee

Phil has 20 years' experience as an Executive Director within FTSE companies. He has an extensive background in telecoms, media and Internet. He has operated in small start-ups through to large global companies and high growth environments.

Phil is currently Operating Partner at Lyceum, HIG and Others, advising on TMT sector transactions. Previously, he has held a number of senior posts including Executive Director at Demon Internet, Chief Operating Officer at THUS Group plc and Executive at Cable & Wireless Worldwide. Early in his career, he was one of two founding directors of Computer Newspaper Services (CNS) which pioneered electric content in the media industry.

Mark has 29 years' experience in utility infrastructure at Executive and Non-Executive levels and has worked with government and regulators to inform and develop national policy.  Mark spent 10 years as MD Networks at SSE, one of the UK's largest utility companies where he was responsible for the electricity Transmission, Distribution, Telecoms and Utility Contracting businesses. Most recently, he was CEO at Green Highland Renewables, the UK's largest developer and owner of run-of-river hydro-electric schemes. He has held various Chairman and Non-Executive roles, including Lead Director for Safety.

Mark has a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland; he is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.


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