Jonathan Newman ACMA, CGMA, MCSI
Group Finance Director
Jon is a Chartered Management Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry and is responsible for the Group’s finance function. In addition Jon currently serves as a Board Director on two of the Group’s investee companies, and provides strategic financial advice on the Group’s portfolio. Jon has held a number of Non-Executive appointments on behalf of the Group, including for Hyperion Insurance Group Ltd and Walsingham Motor Insurance Ltd where he oversaw their successful sales. Jon was also the Interim Finance Director for Walsingham for a number of years managing their finance function until it was sold.
Jon graduated from the University of Sheffield with an honours degree in Business Studies and joined the Group in November 1999, following several years as a business analyst and management accountant at Euler Trade Indemnity. He was appointed a Director of B.P. Marsh & Company Limited In September 2001, and Group Finance Director in December 2003 and was instrumental in the admission of the Group to AIM in February 2006. He is a Member of the Chartered Global Management Accountants, the Chartered Management Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.