Dave Newborough

Board Mentor


Dave is the former HR Director and member of the Board for 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 is building 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, 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. He was appointed an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019 for services to skills in the energy and utility sector.

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