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 the Chair of the Board of the Guinness Partnership, a major housing association, a Trustee of the Barnardo’s Staff Pension Scheme, and a Governor of York St. John University.”

Date of appointment  01/09/2018
Term of office 4 years
Date of resignation N/A
Committee membershipAudit and Risk Committee (chair); Finance Committee; Chairs’ Committee; Remuneration Committee
Relevant business and pecuniary interests Chair of the Guinness Partnership. Director Hontreas Barnardos. Governor Co-op Academy Oakwood. Governor, York St. John University.
Attendance record 2020-21Trust Board 5/5; Audit and Risk Committee 5/5; Chairs’ Committee 1/2