NIO announces appointment of Non-Executive Directors


The Northern Ireland Office today announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors.

Leslie Philpott has been appointed as Lead Non-Executive Director, and Louise Wilson has been appointed as Non-Executive Director. They will each take up their new role on 1 October 2020.

Terms of appointment

The positions are part-time appointments for three years.

The lead non-Executive Director position attracts a fixed remuneration of £12,500 per annum for a commitment of approximately 20 days per year.

The Non-Executive Director position attracts a fixed remuneration of £7,500 a year for a time commitment of approximately 10 days a year.

These positions are not pensionable.

Biography of Appointees

Leslie Philpott is a Chartered Accountant with a background in public finance and leadership at senior executive levels. He is a former Chief Executive the Office for Nuclear Regulation and had previously held senior roles in Health and Safety Executive.

Louise Wilson is a former entrepreneur who founded and led her own global strategic marketing and sponsorship consultancy business. She has 15 years’ experience as an active Non-Executive Director and Trustee across a diverse range of business and charitable organisations.


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