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Alan Lovell


Alan Lovell DL - Chairman

Joined the Board as Chairman in July 2019. 

Alan Lovell - Chairman

Skills and Experience

Alan has extensive experience of the construction sector and of restructuring. In his executive career, he was Chief Executive of four companies, including Costain and Jarvis, in need of rescue and turnaround; and then of two waste-to-energy businesses. He was Chairman of the Consumer Council for Water from 2015 to 2019 and was then briefly on the Board of Amey UK plc.

External Appointments

  • Chairman of Safestyle UK plc

  • Senior Independent Director of SIG plc

  • Chairman of Association of Lloyd's Members and member of a Lloyd's Committee

  • Chairman of Progressive Energy

In the voluntary sector, Alan is Chairman of the University of Winchester, the Mary Rose and the Hampshire Cultural Trust; he is a Trustee of Winchester Cathedral. He was High Sheriff of Hampshire for 2010/11.

Alan read Classics at Oxford and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC.

Board committees