Andy Skelton, Group Chief Financial Officer

Andy has over 20 years of strong finance and commercial skills, alongside substantial experience in the technology sector.

Contribution and Experience

Andy has over 20 years of strong finance and commercial skills, alongside substantial experience in the technology sector. Since joining Drax three years ago he has driven efficiency and operational excellence across the Group to provide a sound framework from which we can deliver our purpose and strategy.

Andy is responsible for financial control and planning, corporate finance, investor relations, tax, IT, procurement, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, risk, and internal audit. He also represents Drax as a board member of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership.

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.

Appointment to the Board:

January 2019

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