After qualifying as a chartered accountant, Neil spent ten years in a variety of finance roles with Asda before gaining extensive experience in leadership roles across the Co-operative Group. His last role at the Group, prior to embarking on a portfolio career as a non-executive director, was as managing director of the Specialist Retail Businesses.
Neil is currently a Trustee & Honorary Treasurer of Barnardo’s and a Chair of the Board of the Guinness Partnership, a major housing association.
|Date of appointment||01/09/2018|
|Term of office||4 years|
|Date of resignation||N/A|
|Committee membership||Audit and Risk Committee (chair); Finance Committee; Chairs’ Committee|
|Relevant business and pecuniary interests||Chair of the Guinness Partnership. Director Hontreas Barnardos. Governor Co-op Academy Oakwood|
|Attendance record 2019-20||Trust Board 4/5; Audit and Risk Committee 5/5; Chairs Committee 3/3; Finance Committee 5/5|