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 membership||Audit 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 2020-21||Trust Board 5/5; Audit and Risk Committee 5/5; Chairs’ Committee 1/2|