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James Newman

James Newman

Chairman
Phone: 0845 649 0000
Email: info@finance-yorkshire.com

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After a career as Group Finance Director of a number of FTSE companies, including Kelda Group plc, where he was also Deputy CEO, James is currently Chairman of two plc’s and senior non-executive Director of two others.

James was Master Cutler in 2009/10 and was appointed the first Chairman of the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in 2010.

Tony Parsons

Tony Parsons

Deputy Chairman
Phone: 0845 649 0000
Email: info@finance-yorkshire.com

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Tony joined Westminster Bank in 1967, later to become National Westminster Bank and then Royal Bank of Scotland. He developed wide ranging management experience during his banking career covering administration, human resources, corporate and commercial lending, strategy, retail sales management and corporate management.

In 2003, he left the bank to set up his own advisory business, Zenith Management, before being elected to the board at South Yorkshire Investment Fund two years later.

Jennie Adams

Jennie Adams

Director
Phone: 0845 649 0000
Email: info@finance-yorkshire.com

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Jennie has lived in Scarborough for the last 13 years. She graduated from Southampton University in 1984 with a first class honours degree in economics. Since then she has spent her career in Equity Investment working as an analyst and fund manager for Abbey Life, BZW and Norwich Union.

More recently Jenny has worked on a consultancy basis and has been a Non Executive Director of her local hospital Trust. 

David Bagley

David Bagley

Director
Phone: 0845 649 0000
Email: info@finance-yorkshire.com

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David has spent his career in corporate finance, commercial and investment banking and private equity. He is now a non-executive director with a wide portfolio of business interests. 

David is a member of the Securities Institute and holds the Corporate Finance qualification of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. 

David is also a trustee and Honorary Treasurer of Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

John Warner

John Warner

Director
Phone: 0845 649 0000
Email: info@finance-yorkshire.com

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John is a senior partner at BHP Accountants after spending 10 years as its managing partner.

He was a member of Finance Yorkshire’s IAP and is chairman of the South Yorkshire Investment Fund. John is also a trustee of a number of local charities.

Nigel Ward

Nigel Ward

Director
Phone: 0845 649 0000
Email: info@finance-yorkshire.com

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Nigel was a partner at PwC where he headed up their Northern Transaction Services practice for many years advising businesses across a range of industry sectors on acquisitions, disposals and finance raising.

He holds a number of other non-executive roles providing commercial advice to companies in the region.