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Dave Newborough, Board Mentor, Criticaleye
Dave Newborough
Board Mentor
Criticaleye

Dave Newborough is the former HR Director and member of the Board for E.ON UK, part of the global energy company. Having spent his career in the energy sector working across the full value chain, both in the UK and internationally, he is now pursuing a portfolio career.

Dave is building a portfolio of special advisor, mentoring and NED roles whilst also undertaking some HR consultancy activity. He has a passion for working with Chairs and CEOs on developing leadership and organisational capability. He is a strong practitioner in organisational transformation, the skills agenda and possesses extensive employee relations and change experience. He is currently Chair of the National Skills Academy for Power, a special advisor to a skills board and a NED with an East Midlands sustainable travel collective.

An experienced Board Director, Dave has previously carried risk management responsibilities serving on Finance, Audit and Sales Compliance board sub-committees as well as people responsibilities via RemCo and Pensions committees.

Outside work, Dave is a keen sportsman particularly enjoying golf, football and rugby.

Dave was appointed OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019 for services to skills in the energy and utility sector.