Appointed: September 2007
Committee memberships: Risk & Responsibility
Bob Catell was appointed to the Board in September 2007 as an Executive Director and Deputy Chairman following the acquisition of KeySpan Corporation of which he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He retired as an Executive Director of the Company on 31 March 2009 and will retire as a Non-executive and Deputy Chairman following the conclusion of the 2009 Annual General Meeting.
He is a co-Chair of the Board of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and Immediate Past Chairman of the Long Island Association. He is an ex officio Director and Chairman Emeritus of The Partnership for New York City, Inc., past Chairman of the American Gas Association and the US Energy Association (USEA). He is a Vice Chairman of the US National Petroleum Council’s Natural Gas Committee and is on the Board of the Business Council of New York, Keyera Energy Management Ltd, Sovereign Bancorp Inc., Advisory Board and JP Morgan Chase Inc., Metropolitan Advisory Board.