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Dave Newborough

Board Mentor


Dave Newborough is the former HR Director 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 on his existing Non-executive Director experience at Energy & Utility Skills by developing a portfolio of special advisor, mentoring and NED roles. He will be building on his passion for working with Chairs/CEOs on developing leadership capability and organisational transformation, the skills agenda and his extensive employee relations and change experience. 
An experienced Board Director, Dave has carried risk management responsibilities serving on Finance, Audit and Sales Compliance board sub-committees as well as RemCo & Pensions. He will remain an Independent Chair of the National Skills Academy for Power.
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 & utility sector.