Board of Directors



Sir Adrian Montague

Appointed non-executive Chairman of the Company in September 2014. Sir Adrian is currently the Chairman of Aviva plc. He is also a non-executive director of CellMark Investments of Gothenburg and is Chairman of The Point of Care Foundation (charitable trust). Previous Chairmanships include 3i plc, Anglian Water Group, London First and British Energy. Sir Adrian was awarded a CBE in 2001 and holds a Law degree from the University of Cambridge.

Executive Directors


Charlie Cornish

Appointed Group Chief Executive in October 2010.

Prior to joining MAG, Charlie was Managing Director of Utility Solutions, the commercial business of United Utilities (UU) with operations in the UK, the Middle East, Australia, Bulgaria, Poland, Estonia and the Philippines and was a Director of UU PLC. Previously he worked for a number of manufacturing and service companies including Plessey Telecommunications, British Aerospace and ABF.


Neil Thompson ACA, CTA

Neil Thompson joined MAG in 2005, being Commercial Finance Director and then Corporate Finance Director, prior to taking on the role of Chief Financial Officer in March 2011.

Neil previously held senior finance roles at The MAN Group and ALSTOM, with responsibility across businesses in the UK, Europe, North America, Canada, India, Singapore and Australia.

Prior to the power generation sector, Neil spent seven years in financial practice, specialising in Corporate Finance and M&A transactions, latterly with PwC.



Ken O'Toole FCA

Ken O’Toole was appointed as Chief Executive of Manchester Airport in April 2016. Prior to this he was Managing Director of Manchester Airport.

He spent six years with Ryanair Holdings plc, joining initially as Head of Revenue Management and latterly as Director of New Route Development.

A qualified Chartered Accountant his previous experience includes Musgrave Group, a leading Irish and UK based retailer and Credit Suisse First Boston.