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Ian Knight

Ian Knight

Ian Knight

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Non-Executive Director

Committee membership

Audit and Risk Committee (Chair), Charitable Funds Committee, Finance, Performance & Digital Committee, People Committee

External Appointments

Non-Executive Director of Kelda Group Pension Plan; Member Nell Bank Charitable Trust


Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Treasurers, BA Hons in Business Studies.

Ian is treasurer of Bingley Amateur Operatic Society and has managed and raised funds for a number of redevelopment projects for Bingley, Idle & Thackley Theatre Group and Thackley Methodist Church. Ian is Chair of the Fundraising and Infrastructure Group at the Nell Bank Charitable Trust, an outdoor activity and educational charity based in Ilkley.

Ian Knight

Previous experience

Appointed 1 August 2021, Ian was a Corporate Treasurer with expertise in treasury and finance, acquired in multiple UK and international companies, culminating in being Group Treasurer at Kelda (Parent of Yorkshire Water). Ian has been a Non-Executive Director since 2001, most recently at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust, and is experienced in providing advice on finance, corporate acquisitions and commercial property projects.