Mr. John A. Manzoni is a Chairman at SSE Plc. He is on the Board of Directors at Diageo Plc. Mr. Manzoni was previously employed as a Non-Executive Chairman by Leyshon Energy Ltd., a President, Chief Executive Officer & Director by Talisman Energy, Inc., a Chief Executive-Refining & Marketing by BP Group Plc, and a Director-Energy Division by Accenture Ltd. He also served on the board at ABI SAB Group Holding Ltd. and BP Plc. He received his undergraduate degree from Imperial College London, a graduate degree from Imperial College London and a graduate degree from Stanford University.