Martha B. Wyrsch

Non-executive Director; Independent


Appointed: 1 September 2021

Committee membership: Remuneration (Chair) and Safety & Sustainability

Tenure: 2 years

Career: Martha Wyrsch currently serves as an independent director on the Boards of Quanta Services Inc. and First American Financial Corp, having recently stepped down from her role as Non-executive Director of Spectris plc, following completion of her nine-year term, and from the Board of Noble Energy, following its acquisition by Chevron.

She has also previously held senior leadership positions at Sempra Energy and Vestas American Wind Technology, and Board positions at Spectra Energy Corporation and SPX Corporation.

Skills and competencies: Martha has held a number of senior positions in the energy industry and has significant experience of the US market, having been a Fortune 100 General Counsel and CEO of a major international gas transmission business, as well as leading the growth and development of Vestas’ renewables business in the US.

As an accomplished director for publicly listed companies, in both the UK and the US, Martha brings to the Board relevant experience across the renewable energy sector, as well as a strong understanding of the US regulatory environment, bringing enriching discussion and strategic thought to the Board.

External appointments:

  • Independent Director, Quanta Services Inc.

  • Independent Director, First American Financial Corp

  • Advisor to Summit Carbon Solutions