Alan Howarth appointed Norman Broadbent Group Chair

Following a positive First Half 2020 Trading Update, Norman Broadbent Group has announced the appointment of Alan Howarth as Group Non-Executive Chair with effect from 1 August 2020. Alan will also Chair the Remuneration Committee, the Audit Committee, and the AIM Compliance Committee.

Alan has extensive senior executive experience in a range of national and international organisations in both the public and private sector. He was a founding partner of EY’s UK Management Consulting practice and, for the last 15 years, has managed a portfolio of non-executive appointments as Chairman of both public and private companies primarily in the UK and US Technology and Health sectors. He is Chairman of Cerillion plc, and Non-Executive Director of Tern plc and Fundamental VR Ltd.  In the past five years Alan holds, or has held, the following directorships and partnerships:

Current Directorships

FVRVS Limited

Tern Plc

Cerillion Plc

Cerillion Technologies Limited

Past Directorships and Partnerships

Premier Technical Services Group Limited

Griffiths & Nielsen Limited

Children & Families Across Borders

Essentia Trading Limited

IDE Group Limited

MPL Systems Limited

Chamberlin Plc

Dr Foster Intelligence Limited

Cyberfort Bidco Limited

Mike Brennan, Norman Broadbent Group CEO said: “We are pleased to announce Alan’s appointment to the Board at this important time for the Company. We believe his expertise and experience will bring great benefits as we move to the next stage of our long-term strategy and seek to accelerate growth and scale.”

Alan Howarth commented: “I’m delighted to be joining Norman Broadbent at this exciting time in their growth and development and very much look forward to working with Mike and the rest of the team.”

For further information please contact:

Mike Brennan, Group CEO, via

Steve Smith, Group CFO/COO, via

Date: 28th July 2020