John Woodley joined the Board on 22 September 2008. He was then co-head of the power and gas-related commodity business for Europe and Asia at Morgan Stanley. He founded the very successful US electricity trading operations for Morgan Stanley in New York in 1994, after having worked as a power plant operator and then industrial marketing engineer in the utility sector. After ten years with Morgan Stanley in New York, John moved to London to help build the electricity and electricity-related energy business outside the US. John is now based in Switzerland and acts as a senior adviser to Morgan Stanley. John has a BSc Eng (Elec) from Wits University, Johannesburg, an MBA from Valdosta State University and an MS in Finance from Georgia State University.