Richard HookwayChair of the Audit Committee and GNE Committee
Mr. Hookway joined Parkland’s Board of Directors on August 5, 2021, and currently serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the GNE Committee
Mr. Hookway has over 35 years of executive and strategic leadership experience. From 2018 until July 2020, Mr. Hookway served as Chief Executive Officer of the global business division of Centrica plc and as an executive member of its Board of Directors. Prior thereto, Mr. Hookway held various executive roles at BP, including serving as Chief Executive Officer of their natural gas liquids, commercial and industrial businesses; Chief Operations Officer of their IT, global business services and procurement businesses and Chief Financial Officer of their downstream and petrochemical businesses.
Mr. Hookway is currently a director of Royal Vopak N.V., a non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee of UK AEA Ltd., and a member of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of Naftogaz of Ukraine. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Group and sat on committees at the Confederation of British Industry, including the Energy and Climate Change Committee. Mr. Hookway also volunteers as the Chairman of Swim England and serves in an unremunerated capacity on the Board of Trustees of the British Council.
Mr. Hookway has a Master of Science in Management from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Manchester.