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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andrew Sukawaty

63 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Rupert Pearce

2012 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Antony Bates

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Philip Balaam

2017 President, Aviation Business Unit

Paul Gudonis

2016 President - Enterprise Business Unit

SUSAN Miller

2017 President and CEO Inmarsat Government (U.S.)

Ronald Spithout

2014 President - Maritime Business Unit

Andy Start

2012 President - Global Government Business Unit

Peter Handinger

2017 Chief Technology Officer

Natasha Dillon

2016 Chief People Officer

Jason Smith

2016 Chief Operations Officer

Nick Thexton

2017 Chief Product Officer

Alison Horrocks

2015 Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Company Secretary

Bryan Carsberg

2018 Non-Executive Director

Simon Bax

56 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Warren Finegold

61 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

C. Robert Kehler

65 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Phillipa McCrostie

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Janice Obuchowski

66 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Abraham Peled

72 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Robert Ruijter

67 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hamadoun Toure

64 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Rob Gurner

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Andrew Sukawaty

Mr. Andrew (Andy) J. Sukawaty is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Inmarsat Plc. Andy joined Inmarsat in 2003 and has served previously as its CEO and Executive Chairman. He became Chairman in 2015. Andy served asNon-Executive Chairman of Ziggo N.V. until November 2014. He has previously been President and Chief Executive Officer of Sprint PCS, a NYSE listed global national wireless carrier and Chief Executive Officer of NTL Limited. He has also held various management positions with US West and AT&T and been a non-executive director on various listed companies. Andy holds a BBA and MBA respectively from the University of Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Rupert Pearce

Mr. Rupert Pearce is an Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Inmarsat Plc. Rupert has been Inmarsat’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2012. He joined Inmarsat in January 2005 and between then and 2011, he wasGeneral Counsel and Senior Vice President, Inmarsat Enterprises. Previously, Rupert was a partnerin Atlas Venture. Before Atlas Venture, he was also a partner at the international law firm Linklaters, where he spent 13 years specialising in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and private equity transactions. Rupert received an MA (First Class) in Modern History from Oxford University and wonthe1995 Fullbright Fellowship in U.S. securities law, studying at the Georgetown Law Center. He has been a visiting fellow of the Imperial College Business School, London lecturing on the school’s Entrepreneurship programme, and is the co-author of ‘Raising Venture Capital’ (Wiley).

Antony Bates

Mr. Antony Jeffrey Bates serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Inmarsat Plc. Tony’s prior experience includes holding the roles ofGroup CFO of Yell Group Plc (hibu Plc), GroupCFOand then Chief Operating Officer of Colt GroupS.A and Group Finance Director at EMI plc. Tony holds a First Class Honours degree in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Philip Balaam

Paul Gudonis

SUSAN Miller

Ronald Spithout

Mr. Ronald Spithout is a President - Maritime Business Unit of the Company. Prior thereto, he was President - Enterprise of the company. He was appointed President, Inmarsat Enterprise, in January 2012. He came to Inmarsat from Stratos Global, which was acquired by Inmarsat in April 2009. From July 2006 until December 2011, Mr. Spithout was Senior Vice President, MSS Marketing and Sales, Worldwide, for Stratos Global, with global responsibility for the MSS marketing and sales organisation. Prior to that, he was responsible for Stratos MSS Sales for all countries except North America. He came to Stratos from Xantic B.V., a satellite communications company headquartered in The Netherlands, which was acquired by Stratos in early 2006. At Xantic, Mr. Spithout served as Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales. Mr. Spithout held various sales positions in the late 1980s for KPN (the Royal Dutch Telecom Operator) in the Netherlands. Mr. Spithout holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from HTS-Rotterdam, the Rotterdam Institute for Technology. He also served as a reserve Lieutenant in the Dutch Cavalry.

Andy Start

Mr. Andy Start is a President - Global Government Business Unit of the Company. He joined Inmarsat in 2012 and is President, Inmarsat Global Government. Prior to joining Inmarsat he was President of Harris Corporation’s international tactical radio business, Managing Director of BAE Systems Platform Solutions Business, and Director of EADS Astrium’s Military Space Business. During his time at EADS Astrium he was responsible for the Skynet 4 programme and was instrumental in the creation of the Skynet 5 service provision that enables UK MOD to exploit military and commercial satellite communications across the complete array of military tasks and operations. Andy has completed two Government secondments: one in the UK MOD, the other in the Department of Trade and Industry, where he was responsible to the Secretary of State for leading the development of the UK’s National Aerospace Strategy.

Peter Handinger

Natasha Dillon

Jason Smith

Nick Thexton

Mr. Nick Thexton is Chief Product Officer of the Company. He joined us last year from YouView and previously spent many years in a number of senior roles at Cisco Systems and NDS. Nick also joined Inmarsat’s Executive Team. This newly created product team has been established through a spin-out of our end-to-end product development and management activities in our current technology division, our business units and our finance division, bringing together all product-related activities under one roof, and the addition of our nascent and fast-growing digital services team.

Alison Horrocks

Ms. Alison Horrocks serves as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Company Secretary of the Company. Alison joined Inmarsat in 1999 and provides risk, compliance and corporate governance advice and has responsibility for our operations in China and India as well as legal and corporate marketing. She acts as Company Secretary to the Board and its Committees. She is a member of the Executive Management Board and Chairman of the Trustee Company responsible forthe Inmarsat UK pension plans. She was Group Company Secretary of International Public Relations plc, a worldwide public relations company, for 11 years prior to joining Inmarsat. Alison is a Fellow of the Institute ofChartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Bryan Carsberg

Sir Bryan Victor Carsberg serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Sir Bryan is a Chartered Accountant. He served eight years as Director General of Telecommunications (head of Oftel), and then served as Director General of Fair Trading and Secretary General of the International Accounting Standards Board. He has been previously Chairman of the Council of Loughborough University, a non-executive director of Cable and Wireless Communications plc and RM plc; and a non-executive Chairman of MLL Telecom Limited. He was knighted in January 1989. Sir Bryan is an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and holds an MSc (Econ) from the University of London. Until the 2018 AGM Sir Bryan has been an IndependentNon-Executive Director.

Simon Bax

Mr. Simon T. Bax is an Non-Executive Independent Director of Inmarsat Plc. Simon was, from 2008 to 2013, the founder and CEOof Encompass Digital Media Inc, which provides technical services to broadcasters, cable networks and government agencies. He previously served as CFO and Executive Vice President of Pixar Animation and CFO and President of Studio Operations of Fox Filmed Entertainment. Simon holds an honours degree inHistory from Cambridge University and is a chartered accountant. Chairman of WiSpire Limited; Chairman of Archant Limited; director of the British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association; non-executive director and chairman ofthe Audit Committee of Channel 4.

Warren Finegold

Mr. Warren Finegold is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Warren was a member of the Vodafone Group Executive Committee for over 10 years, and for most of that time he was Group Strategy and Business Development Director. Before that, Warren was a Managing Director of UBS Investment Bank where he was Head of the Technology Team in Europe; previously he was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs International inNew York and London focusing on mergers and acquisitions and raising capital. Warren holds an MA inPhilosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and a master’s degree in Business Administration from London Business School. External appointments An advisor to the Vodafone Group, Member of the Supervisory Board of VodafoneZiggo Group Holding BV, Member of the Supervisory Board of AvastHoldings NV, Non-Executive Director of UBM Plc.

C. Robert Kehler

Gen. C. Robert Kehler serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Inmarsat Plc. General Kehler retired from the U.S. Air Force in January 2014 with over 38 years of service. He oversaw a global network of satellite command and control, communications, missile warning and launch facilities, and ensured the combat readiness of America’s intercontinental ballistic missile force. Over his career, he served in a variety of important operational and staff assignments, and successfully led large organisations with global responsibilities. External appointments Chairman of BEI Precision Systems and Space Company; non-executive director of MAXAR Technologies and Associates; trustee of the Mitre Corporation; acts as Special Advisor to two U.S. organisations.

Phillipa McCrostie

Ms. Phillipa McCrostie is an Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She was a member of EY’s Global Executive Board for eight years until her retirement in June 2016. Pip was also its Global Head of Corporate Finance. She transformed Corporate Finance into a business with revenues exceeding $3bn during the global recession. Her responsibilities included P&L, strategy, investment, people development and risk. Pip led the acquisition and integration of Parthenon, a global strategy consulting business. Pip has deep experience of international M&A and tax and is a qualified lawyer. External appointments Member of the Board of Peterson Institute of International Economics and Chair of its Audit Committee; senior advisor to EY’s Global Executive and a regular contributor on business issues to CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg and Reuters.

Janice Obuchowski

Amb. Janice I. Obuchowski serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Inmarsat Plc. Janice held several senior positions both in the U.S.Government and in the private sector. She was formerly Head of Delegation and U.S. Ambassador to the World Radiocommunications Conference, Assistant Secretary for Communications and information at the Department of Commerce and Senior Advisor to the Chairman at the Federal Communications Commission in the U.S. Earlier in her career she also led international government affairs for NYNEX (now Verizon). External appointments President of Freedom Technologies Inc.; non-executive director of Orbital ATK; non-executive director of CSG Systems, Inc.

Abraham Peled

Dr. Abraham Peled is an Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Abe was Chief Executive Officer of NDS Group plc from 1995to2012, a digital pay-TV technology company, and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2012. He was Senior Vice President of Cisco from August 2012 to January 2014 and has previous senior management experience with IBM and Elron. Abe has a BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Digital Signal Processing. In March 2013, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by Digital TV Europe. External appointments Partner of CyberCloud Ventures; senior advisor on technology businesses to Permira; Chairman of TeamViewer GmbH; member of the Operating Committee of Metalogix Inc.

Robert Ruijter

Mr. Robert Arnold Ruijter is a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Rob served as Chief Financial Officer of VNU N.V., a publicly listed marketing and publishing company (now the Nielsen company) between 2004 and 2007. He previously served as the Chief Finance Officer of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from 2001 until its merger with Air France in 2004, and as Chief Finance Officer ofASM International N.V., a publicly listed manufacturer of electronic components. Rob is a Certified Public Accountant in the U.S. and in The Netherlands and a member of the ACT in the UK. External appointments Member of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Audit Committee at Wavin N.V.; non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Interxion N.V. (NYSE); Supervisory Board member of NN Group N.V. .

Hamadoun Toure

Dr. Hamadoun Toure serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Inmarsat Plc. Hamadoun was Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (‘ITU’) from 2007 to 2014. He was a member of the UN Chief Executive Board (‘CEB’) andserved as Chairman of the UN ICT Network. He was the founding member of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development and was co-vice chair until his retirement from ITU. He has been a member of the Advisory Board of the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (‘IMPACT’). He also had a distinguished career in the satellite industry. Hamadoun holds amaster’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Telecommunications Institute of St-Petersburg (Russian Federation) andaPhD in Electrical Engineeringfrom the University of Informatics and Telecoms of Moscow (Russian Federation).

Rob Gurner