24 Mar 2020

Richard Gillingwater becomes a supporting Chair for Chapter Zero

Richard Gillingwater becomes our newest supporting Chair.

Richard Gillingwater, Chairman of SSE plc and Janus Henderson Group, as well as Senior Independent Director of Whitbread plc, has become the latest FTSE company Chair to support Chapter Zero. Richard joins Mark Tucker, Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc, David Tyler, Chairman of Hammerson plc, and Sarah Bates, Chairman of Merian Global Investors and Polar Capital Technology Trust.


In these exceptionally difficult times, Richard’s experience and support will be invaluable for Chapter Zero and our members as we ensure that climate change continues to be addressed in the boardroom, and that learnings from one crisis inform our response to the other major challenge of our time

Julie Baddeley, Chair of the Chapter Zero Board

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