A Chartered Accountant and former Audit Partner with KPMG’s Manchester office, with considerable experience of the pensions sector, internal controls and corporate governance. Chairman of the CFB Audit Committee.
Adviser to a number of pension funds and member of the Investors’ Committee of the Property Income Trust for Charities.
A Chartered Management Accountant who operates as an independent programme manager specialising in finance and shared service centre transformation.
Chief Executive of Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes. Articled with Hodgson Impey, then specialised in personal tax at Ernst & Young. Subsequently partner in local practice, dedicated to small businesses and director within Charity Sector.
A qualified accountant with experience in tax and compliance. Previously compliance officer and company secretary for Montagu Private Equity, and CFO for Advantage Capital Limited.
A semi retired senior executive in the insurance sector with experience in investment strategy and performance.
Revd Andy Laird
A CIPFA qualified accountant who has worked across the private and public sector and also a Methodist Minister since 2003 presently stationed in Leamington Spa.
Head of Support Services for the Methodist Church's Connexional Team. His career was previously in the packaging industry, working in export and UK sales and business resources planning and forecasting. Part of the leadership team of Banbury Community Church in Oxfordshire.
Graduated in Accountancy and Law from the University of Manchester, before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG. He became a Methodist Minister in 1997 and is currently serving as Superintendent of the York Circuit.
Non-executive director of Northern Powergrid and the Water Industry Commission for Scotland. He has had an extensive investment banking career including equity research, corporate finance and principal investment. He served as Chair of the Church of England Ethical Investment Advisory Group for six years.
A former member of the European Parliament and President of its Budget Committee. Currently a trustee of both the Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes and Action for Children. Also a Methodist local preacher.
A professional economist with strong focus on economic policy, currently working for the Bank of England. Former winner of The Independent’s Golden Guru award. Methodist Lay Preacher in the Blackheath & Lewisham Circuit.