M A B Nègre (Independent Non-Executive Director) joined the Board in 2006. Mr Nègre was, between April 2000 and April 2001, the CEO of the former Northumbrian Water Group plc and the chief corporate representative of its parent company, Suez, in the UK. Mr Nègre was a founding Director of NWGL when it acquired the Group from Suez SA in 2003 and listed it on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
He currently chairs Ecofin Vista Hedge Fund and Ecofin Global Renewable and Infrastructure Fund and is a Non-Executive Director of LSE-listed Investment Trust EGL plc. Mr Nègre sits on the supervisory board of Messieurs Hottinger & Cie. He is a member of the PR19 Board Sub-group, Audit Committee, Assurance Sub-committee and Risk & Compliance Sub-committee.