Our board members

The Belmont Green Finance Limited Board has a wide range of financial services experience, with a UK focus and a global perspective.

Alan Newton

Independent Non-Executive Director

Alan is chair of the Belmont Green Finance Limited Board Risk Committee, a governor of the University for the Creative Arts, Europe’s largest specialist creative art and design university, and a member of its Audit and Risk Committee and a trustee of Reach South Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust focussed on the south west of England.  He held a number of senior leadership roles in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where he was a partner for over 25 years. From 2008 to 2012 he was Global Head of the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Finance Practice, Managing Partner of the London Finance Department, a member of the firm’s Practice Committee (executive committee) and a member of its London Management Group; from 2005 to 2008 he was a member of the Partnership Council (the firm’s global supervisory body) and was involved in a major strategic review of the firm; between 2001 and 2008 he headed the firm’s Structured Finance Practice worldwide and between 1997 and 2001 established its international finance practice in Milan. He is a leading specialist in capital markets, structured finance, bank restructuring and bank regulation and during his professional career has acted on a wide range of ground-breaking transactions. 

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