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Dave Newborough, Board Mentor, Criticaleye
Dave Newborough
Board Mentor

Dave is the former HR Director and member of the Board at E.ON UK. 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 has a portfolio of special advisor, mentoring and NED roles while 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 and the skills agenda,as well as possessing extensive employee relations and change experience. A former Chair of the National Skills Academy for Power, and a special advisor to a skills board he is currently a NED with an East Midlands sustainable travel collective and a Criticaleye Board Mentor.
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. He was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019 for services to skills in the energy and utility sector.