Matthew Timms joined E.ON as the chief digital officer in August 2016, leading the digital transformation organisation and programme for E.ON globally. He has had more than 20 years of building innovative digital businesses and capabilities across a number of industries including software, automotive, pharmaceuticals and financial services. With a strong digital and business leadership background, he has experience in building high growth digital businesses within large corporations. Previously, he was responsible for building the digital transformation capabilities at SAP, and before this, he spent more than 8 years responsible for commercial leadership of digital business units in financial services with Santander and the Lloyds Banking Group. He is a non-executive member of the board for Weatherbys Bank in the UK and a member of the supervisory board of E.ON Business Services. Matthew attended the University of Southampton, where he took an honours degree in physics. He enjoys spending time with his family of 3 children and in his spare time likes to get out and is either running, hiking sailing or skiing.