Andes Energia appoints Sir Michael Rake as director
Sir Michael is Chairman of BT Group plc as well as Chairman of payments processing firm Worldpay Group plc, a director of S&P Global and Chairman of Majid Al Futtaim Holdings LLC.
Sir Michael was President of the CBI from 2013 to 2015; a member of the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Group from 2010 to 2015; non-executive director of Barclays plc from 2008, becoming Deputy Chairman from 2012 to 2015; and Chairman of the private equity oversight group the Guidelines Monitoring Committee from 2008 to 2013; Chairman of easyJet plc from 2010 to 2013.
Sir Michael was the first Chairman of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills from 2007 to 2010. He was a director of the Financial Reporting Council from 2008 to 2011 and Chairman of Business in the Community from 2004 to 2007.
Sir Michael was a member of the National Security Forum for 2009/2010 and a member of the board of the Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation from 2010 to 2016.
From May 2002 to September 2007 Sir Michael was International Chairman of KPMG. Prior to his appointment as International Chairman he was Chairman of KPMG in Europe and Senior Partner of KPMG in the UK.
Sir Michael was knighted in 2007. In 2011 he received the British American Business UK Transatlantic Business Award in recognition of outstanding business leadership.
In 2013, he received the Channing Award for Corporate Citizenship, was voted the FTSE 100 non-executive director of the year and received the ICAEW outstanding achievement award. ■