Neil Braithwaite

Neil Braithwaite

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, Chairman of the Brathay Trust, and a Director of the Guinness Partnership, a major housing association.


Date of appointment   01/09/2014
Term of office  4 years
Date of resignation  N/A
Relevant business and pecuniary interests  Chairman the Guinness Partnership

Chairman the Brathay Trust

Director Hontreas Barnardos

Governor Oakwood Primary Academy

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