Amanda Burton

A member of the Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees and a Non-Executive Director of Connells Limited.

“I’m a strong believer in continuous improvement and making sure everything starts with the customer’s perception of value. I was attracted to Skipton because it has a strong culture in customer focus and uses continuous improvement methodology to ensure that the customer proposition is delivered effectively and efficiently. I have a strong operational and legal background in a number of diverse industries and enjoy learning about new sectors and the challenges they face.”

As a qualified solicitor coupled with her experience as Chief Operating Officer in a major legal firm, Amanda is able to support Board discussions on legal matters whilst also offering invaluable insight on operational performance and customer issues. She joined the Board in 2016, bringing more than 15 years’ Non-Executive Director experience. Until 2014 she held the role of Global Chief Operating Officer of Clifford Chance LLP and was previously General Counsel at Meyer International and Ratners Group. Her other directorships are Senior Independent Director and Chair of Remuneration Committee of HSS Hire Group plc and Non-Executive Director and Chair of Remuneration Committee (Countryside Properties plc). Amanda is also Chair of Battersea Dogs’ and Cats’ Home. She was previously Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Monetise plc and Galliford Try plc.

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