Richard Anderson

Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board

1 March 2021

Committee Membership

Remuneration and Audit committees

Skills and experience

Richard is the former Chief Executive Officer of US railroad company Amtrak. He previously spent more than 25 years in the aviation industry, last holding the position of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Delta Air Lines having formerly been Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he was President of UnitedHealth Group Commercial Markets. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Northwest Airlines and held senior roles at Continental Airlines.

Board contribution

Richard has extensive experience of building and leading strong businesses that provide high-quality experiences for customers. He brings to the Board in-depth knowledge of the travel landscape both globally and in the US, as well as significant board-level experience.

Other appointments

Richard is a Director of Cargill Inc. and is on the Board of Directors at Genesis Park Acquisition Corp., and Medtronic Inc. In addition, he is Advisory General Counsel to Cloverfield LLC and a Member of the Stakeholders Committee of Bridgewater Associates LP.