The Belper North Mill Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr John Layton as a trustee and Chair of the Trust.
John was born in Birmingham but moved to the Belper area in 2007 first living in Milford and now Nether Heage.
John is a chartered accountant and a chartered public finance accountant and has been involved in advising both private and public-sector organisations in the Midlands and throughout the UK for over 35 years. During his career he has been the National Director for public sector services of PricewaterhouseCoopers which is a large multi-national firm of chartered accountants. He was senior executive of a government task force with a brief to examine strategic partnerships between the public and private sectors. John has undertaken research for the government, for Birmingham University and for accountancy bodies and continues to provide consultancy services. He has also written technical publications, contributed and delivered papers at conferences.
John is an experienced board member with a strong record of providing financial and commercial advice to public sector bodies and private sector organisations. He has a reputation for developing partnerships and enhancement of public sector finance particularly for local authorities. He had a board career with Local Space Limited where he was chair for eight years. Local Space is a housing association set up, with no homes, in 2006 to provide homes for the homeless and by June 2017 when he stood down it had 1750 homes and had entered in to partnership deals that will result in Local Space having over 2600 homes by 2021.
John has worked with charities and not for profit organisations throughout his career and has established both charities and not for profit entities. He is Treasurer and Vice Chairman of Derbyshire County Angling Club.
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