Our people

The Board of Directors and Executive Committee at Spire Healthcare Group plc bring with them a wealth of experience within both the UK and internationally, in healthcare and other industry sectors. Our people are our difference, it's their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.

Martin Angle, Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director

Martin Angle was appointed as Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director in May 2019, having initially joined the Board as an independent Non-Executive Director in March 2019.

Current external appointments

  • deputy chairman and senior independent director of Gulf Keystone Petroleum plc
  • vice chairman of the FIA Foundation

Skills and previous experience

Martin retired from the boards of Pennon Group plc, and its separately regulated subsidiary South West Water, at the end of 2018 having completed 10 years on the Pennon Board. He has previously held a number of non-executive positions including Savills Plc (senior independent director), National Exhibition Group (chairman), Severstal, then a world top ten steel company listed in London, Dubai International Capital, and Shuaa Capital, then the only listed Gulf investment bank.

In his earlier executive career, he held a number of senior positions in investment banking with S.G. Warburg & Co, Morgan Stanley where he headed UK M&A, and Kleinwort Benson, before becoming Group Finance Director of TI Group, then a FTSE 100 with worldwide engineering activities.

Martin subsequently joined Terra Firma Capital Partners as an Operating Managing Director where he held a number of senior roles in its portfolio companies including Le Meridien Hotel Group (Executive Deputy Chairman and acting Chairman) and the Waste Recycling Group (Executive Chairman), then one of the leading UK waste management businesses. He is a chartered accountant.

Martin is chair of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Remuneration Committee.