Will Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer, Drax Group

Will Gardiner, Group Chief Executive Officer

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. Will has been a key architect of our flexible, low-carbon, customer-focused strategy, and is responsible for […]

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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.

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. 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:

  • Qardio plc (Non-Executive Director)
  • Sustainable Biomass Program Limited (Member of the Board representing biomass end-users)
  • Energy UK (Member of the Board)