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Patrick Newberry

Retired Chartered Accountant

Patrick joined the Board in November 2017 and was simultaneously appointed as an Audit Committee member. A chartered accountant by profession, he spent 25 years as consulting partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers until his retirement in 2013. At PwC he worked mostly in the financial sector, holding various roles including Global Leader of Insurance Consulting and Commercial Managing Partner of PwC’s UK Consulting Practice. He also served as a member of PwC’s Supervisory Board.

He is a past President of the Management Consultancies Association and is a non executive director of Paragon Banking Group PLC and Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP. He is a member of the Paragon Audit, Risk and Nomination Committees, chair of Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Audit Committee and is also an adviser to Unipart Expert Practices, the consulting arm of the Unipart Group.

Married with four children, he enjoys sailing a classic yacht and researching and writing architectural history.