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 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