Will Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer, Drax Group

Will Gardiner, Group Chief Executive Officer

Will has been a key architect of our flexible, low-carbon, customer-focused strategy, and is responsible for all aspects of the stewardship of Drax Group, including developing an appropriate business strategy for Board approval and securing its timely and effective implementation.

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Will joined Drax in 2015 as CFO and was appointed as CEO in January 2018. He has a wealth of experience in finance and technology, having held CFO and divisional Finance Director roles at a number of major companies.

He provides leadership to the executive team and takes responsibility for important external relationships and stakeholder management.

Appointment to the Board:

  • 16 November 2015

Committee membership:

  • Executive Committee

External appointments:

  • Sustainable Biomass Program Limited (SBP; Member of the Board representing biomass end-users)
  • Energy Transitions Commission (ETC; Commissioner)