Euan Baird

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Euan Baird[1]

Euan Baird joined the Board of Scottish Power in January 2001 as a non-executive director, bringing executive level experience in the electronics and engineering industry.

He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schlumberger Limited from 1986 to 2003, and non-executive Chairman of Rolls-Royce plc until June 2004.

Euan is a trustee of the Tocqueville Alexis Trust and the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and a member of the Advisory Committee of Banque de France.

Euan is on the board of Société Générale Group and Areva, and is a Member of the French Prime Minister’s Comité National de la Science and of the UK Prime Minister’s Council of Science and Technology.

In 2003 he was listed at number 43 in the Sunday Times Rich List.

His current term of office at Scottish Power will expire at the AGM in 2007.[2]



Born in Aberdeen in 1937, he joined Schlumberger in 1960 as a field engineer on assignment in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. In 1974, he moved to Paris as Personnel Manager and Vice President of Operations with Schlumberger Technical Services. Five years later he reached the company’s New York headquarters as Executive Vice President responsible for world-wide wireline operations.


  1. Photograph from Scottish Power Meet the Board, Euan Baird, accessed 20 March 2007.
  2. Board Member History from Scottish PowerMeet the Board, Euan Baird, accessed 20 March 2007.