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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Rake

68 2007 Chairman of the Board

Gavin Patterson

47 2013 Chief Executive, Director

Simon Lowth

54 2016 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Luis Alvarez

52 2012 Chief Executive Officer - BT Global Services

John Petter

Chief executive Officer - BT Consumer

Clive Selley

2013 Chief Executive Officer - BT Technology, Service & Operations & Group CIO

Nigel Stagg

2011 Chief Executive Officer - BT Wholesale

Graham Sutherland

2013 Chief Executive Officer - BT Business

Dan Fitz

54 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Alison Wilcox

2015 Group Director of Human Resources

Iain Conn

52 2014 Non-Executive Director

Isabel Hudson

55 2014 Non-Executive Director

Michael Inglis

2015 Non-Executive Director

Karen Richardson

53 2011 Non-Executive Director

Tony Ball

59 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Warren East

53 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Nicholas Rose

58 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jasmine Whitbread

52 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Rake

Sir. Michael Derek Vaughan Rake is Chairman of the Board of BT Group PLC, since 26 September 2007. He is Chairman of BT Group plc as well as Deputy Chairman of Barclays PLC, chairman of payments processing firm Worldpay Group plc, a director of McGraw Hill Financial and Chairman of Majid Al Futtaim Holdings LLC. He was President of the CBI from 2013 to 2015; a member of the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Group from 2010-2015; chairman of the private equity oversight group the Guidelines Monitoring Committee from 2008 to 2013; Chairman of easyJet plc from 2010-2013; the first Chairman of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills from 2007 to 2010. He was a director of the Financial Reporting Council from 2008 to 2011 and Chairman of Business in the Community from 2004-2007. Mike was a member of the National Security Forum for 2009/2010 and a member of the board of the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum from 1998 to 2007. From May 2002 to September 2007 Sir Michael Rake was International Chairman of KPMG. Prior to his appointment as International Chairman he was Chairman of KPMG in Europe and Senior Partner of KPMG in the UK. He joined KPMG in 1974 and worked in Continental Europe before transferring to the Middle East to run the practice for three years in 1986. He transferred to London in 1989, became a member of the UK Board in 1991, and was elected UK Senior Partner in 1998. Mike is also Vice President and Chairman of Governors of Wellington College, is Chairman of the Henley Festival, a Vice President of the RNIB, a member of the Board of the TransAtlantic Business Council, a Trustee of the Prince of Wales’ Charitable Foundation, a member of the Advisory Council for Business for New Europe, Senior Adviser for Chatham House, member of the International Baccalaureate Advisory Group and on the Global Advisory Board of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation. Mike is also a William Pitt Fellow at Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Gavin Patterson

Mr. Gavin Patterson is Chief Executive, Director of BT Group Plc. He joined BT in 2004 as Group Managing Director of BT Retail’s Consumer division. Prior to this, Gavin spent four years at Telewest (now Virgin Media) latterly as Managing Director Consumer and also nine years at Procter and Gamble, rising to become European Marketing Director. Gavin says that one of the reasons for moving to BT in 2004 was because it was an organisation with a rich history and an exciting future – which is even truer today. Gavin was appointed Chief Executive, BT Retail in May 2008 and joined the BT Group plc board in June 2008. Under his leadership BT Retail launched BT Infinity super-fast fibre broadband, drove growth in IT services and built the largest Wi-Fi network in the UK and Ireland. He also led BT’s involvement in the evolution of digital TV services. This includes being a founder partner in YouView and the creation of BT Sport which launched in August 2013. Gavin was appointed Chief Executive Officer, BT Group plc in September 2013. In addition, Gavin is a non-executive Director of British Airways and a Trustee of The British Museum. From 2010-2013 Gavin sat on the advisory board of the Cambridge Judge Business School and from 2011-2014 he was President of the Advertising Association. Gavin graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in chemical engineering, is married with four children and is a passionate Liverpool FC fan.

Simon Lowth

Mr. Simon Jonathan Lowth has been appointed as Group Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company, effective 12 July 2016. Before BG Group, Simon was CFO of AstraZeneca plc and served as an executive director on its board from November 2007. He was responsible for finance, strategy, M&A and investor relations as well as managing AstraZeneca's business in Japan, its second largest market. During his time at AstraZeneca, Simon played a key role in delivering strong total shareholder returns, improving cost efficiencies and cashflow management, and significantly reducing net debt. He served as the pharmaceutical company's Interim Chief Executive Officer from June 2012 to September 2012. imon worked at ScottishPower plc from 2003 to 2007. As Corporate Strategy Director, he chaired the company's risk and investment committees and moved the company's strategic focus to growth through organic investment. In 2005, he was appointed Finance Director, successfully improving both earnings and cash generation. Simon's move to ScottishPower in 2003 followed 15 years' experience with the global management consultancy, McKinsey & Company, latterly as a senior director responsible for the firm's UK industrial practice where he advised leading multinational companies on a wide range of strategic, financial and operational issues. Simon is one of the UK's most respected CFOs, known for driving major cost transformation and performance improvement programmes. He brings a wealth of experience to BT having been CFO, and served on the boards, of three major publicly listed companies - BG Group, AstraZeneca and ScottishPower - over the past eleven years. He has also been non-executive director at Standard Chartered Bank plc since 2010.

Luis Alvarez

Mr. Luis Alvarez is Chief Executive Officer - BT Global Services of BT Group PLC. He appointed CEO, BT Global Services in October 2012. Luis was formerly president of the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America operations of BT Global Services. Before joining BT, Luis worked at Ericsson, IBM and Group Santander.

John Petter

Mr. John Petter is the Chief Executive Officer - BT Group PLC. He was formerly Managing Director of BT Consumer, BT Retail and prior to that he was the Chief Operating Officer in BT Consumer. Before joining BT, John held roles as marketing and commercial director at Telewest (now Virgin Media) and brand manager at Procter & Gamble.

Clive Selley

Mr. Clive Selley is Chief Executive Officer - BT Technology, Service & Operations & Group CIO of BT Group Plc. He appointed CEO, BT Technology, Service & Operations in January 2013. Clive was formerly CEO, BT Innovate & Design and prior to that President of portfolio & Service Design. Clive joined BT in 1986 and has held positions in most of BT's lines of business.

Nigel Stagg

Mr. Nigel Stagg is Chief Executive Officer - BT Wholesale of BT Group PLC. He was formerly Managing Director, BT Business, BT Retail and prior to that Managing Director, Customer Service, BT Retail. Nigel joined BT in 1979 and has held a wide range of roles including CEO, BT Conferencing.

Graham Sutherland

Mr. Graham Sutherland is Chief Executive Officer - BT Business of the company. Since September 2013 of BT Group PLC. Graham was formerly Managing Director, BT Business, BT Retail and prior to that CEO of BT Ireland. Before joining BT, Graham held a number of senior management positions including managing director of NTL in the Republic of Ireland.

Dan Fitz

Mr. Dan Fitz is General Counsel, Company Secretary of BT Group Plc. He joined BT in April 2010 as its Group General Counsel and was appointed Company Secretary in November 2012. Dan previously spent six years at Misys and 12 years at Cable & Wireless.

Alison Wilcox

Iain Conn

Mr. Iain C. Conn has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2014. He is a member of the Audit & Risk and the Nominating & Governance Committees. Iain became CEO of Centrica plc on 1 January 2015. He was previously Chief Executive, Downstream, of BP’s refining and marketing division, a position he held for seven years. Following his appointment to the BP board in 2004, he served for three years as group executive officer, strategic resources, in which he had responsibility for a number of regions and group functions including Technology, IT, Marketing, Safety, Procurement and Human Resources. Iain had regional responsibility for Europe, including the UK, together with Asia and Southern Africa. Iain served as a non-executive director and senior independent director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc from January 2005 until May 2014. He is a member of the Presidents Committee, CBI, Chairman of the advisory board of the Imperial College Business School and a member of the Imperial College Council. Iain is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Institution of Chemicals Engineers, and the City and Guilds of London Institute.

Isabel Hudson

Ms. Isabel F. Hudson is Non-Executive Director of the Company. effective November 1, 2014. Isabel Hudson joined the NHBC in 2011 and became chair of the Board in November 2011. In this role she has exposure to government as well as awareness of the regulatory issues surrounding a business with 80% market share. Isabel has served as a non-executive director of Phoenix Group, the UK's largest closed life and pension fund consolidators, since 2010. Isabel is also a member of its remuneration and audit committees. Since 2005, Isabel has been a non-executive director of QBE Insurance, one of the largest property casualty global insurers, providing insurance services in Australia, Europe, North America and Latin America /Asia Pacific. Isabel chairs the remuneration committee and is a member of the audit committee. Isabel was educated at Oxford University. She has an MA in French and German (First Class).

Michael Inglis

Mr. Michael James Inglis has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 September 2015. Mike joined the Ilika Board as a non-executive director and chairman-designate in July 2015. Subject to approval at the Ilika AGM, Mike will become non-executive Chairman in September 2015. Mike joined the Board of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in March 2014 and is a member of the audit, innovations and nominations committees. AMD designs and integrates technology that powers millions of intelligent devices, including personal computers, tablets, game consoles and cloud servers. Since 2008, Mike has been a non-executive director at Pace plc, a member of the audit and nominating committee and has chaired its remuneration committee since November 2014. Having joined ARM in 2002, Mike joined the main Board three months later and was a key member of the leadership team during a decade of ARM success with his last year spent as chief commercial officer. His other roles included EVP sales and marketing, EVP marketing and business development and most significantly EVP and general manager of the processor division from 2008 to 2012. He was educated at Birmingham University. Mike competed in the Clipper Round the World yacht race in 2013.

Karen Richardson

Ms. Karen A. Richardson is Non-Executive Director of BT Group PLC. With a 25-year career in the technology and software industry, Karen brings experience in technology to the Board. She was previously a board member of i2Group and from 1998 to 2005 was with the NASDAQ listed software company Epiphany Inc, latterly as chief executive.She is a Director of Exponent and Convercent. An advisory board member of the MITA Institute and Stanford University Technology Venture Program.

Tony Ball

Mr. Tony Ball is Independent Non-Executive Director of BT Group PLC. He was appointed to the Board on 16 July 2009. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nominating & Governance and Technology Committees. He has held senior executive positions in broadcasting and telecommunications businesses in the UK, US and continental Europe. From 1999 to 2003 he was chief executive of BskyB and then Chairman of Germany’s largest cable operator, Kabel Deutschland Gmbh until 2013. He is a Director of Pure Gym Limited and senior advisor to Providence Equity Partners and Chairman of the Advisory Council of Portland PR.

Warren East

Mr. Warren East, CBE is Independent Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce PLC. in January 2014. He joined ARM Holdings in 1994 and was appointed Chief Executive in 2001. Under his leadership the company became the world’s leading semiconductor IP licensing company. He retired from ARM Holdings in 2013. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Distinguished Fellow of the BCS. He was awarded a CBE in 2014 for services to the technology industry. Warren is a non-executive director and chairman of the Audit Committee of De La Rue plc, a non-executive director of Dyson Ltd, BT Group plc and Micron Technology Inc.

Nicholas Rose

Mr. Nicholas C. Rose is Independent Non-Executive Director of BT Group PLC. He brings experience in finance, risk, control, governance and international business expertise. He was chief fnancial officer of Diageo prior to his retirement in December 2010, having joined the board in 1999.He is a Chairman of Williams Grand Prix Holdings, senior independent director of BAE Systems and non-executive chairman of Loch Lomond Scotch Whisky. Advisor to CCMP Capital.

Jasmine Whitbread

Ms. Jasmine Whitbread is Independent Non-Executive Director of BT Group PLC. She has experience in UK and international businesses, corporate social responsibility and sustainable business with particular expertise in building high-performing teams. She has a background in technology marketing and is currently chief executive of Save the Children International.She is a Governor of Dragon School Trust.