Andy Skelton, Chief Financial Officer, Drax Group

Andy is responsible for the Financial Control and Planning, Corporate Finance, Investor Relations, Group Risk, Internal Audit functions, Strategy and M&A.

Andy Skelton, Chief Financial Officer, Drax Group

Andy joined Drax as CFO in January 2019, bringing strong finance and commercial skills, alongside substantial experience in the technology sector.

He has played a major role in developing the new “Fit for the Future” strategy, driving efficiency and operational excellence across the Group. Andy was previously CFO at Fidessa Group plc and has held a number of senior finance positions at CSR plc, Ericsson and Marconi, including two years as CFO of Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

Andy has a BA in accounting and finance and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1994. Andy is responsible for financial control and planning, corporate finance, investor relations, tax, IT, procurement, risk and internal audit and is Chair of the Group Ethics and Business Conduct Committee (EBCC).

Appointment to the Board:

  • 2 January 2019

Committee membership:

  • Executive Committee

External appointments:

  • The Northern Powerhouse Partnership (Member of the Board)