Mick Thompson

Mick spent 21 years as a Partner and nine years as Office Senior Partner at KPMG Newcastle, where he was responsible for driving growth and expansion.

He has worked with companies and organisations across a broad range of industry sectors, including housebuilding, social housing, education, engineering, charities and financial services. He is a Trustee of Greggs Foundation Charity; Trustee of NUFC Foundation Charity; Trustee of Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust; Regional Treasurer of The Lord’s Taverners Charity and a Member of the International Advisory Board of the Newcastle University Business School. Mick was appointed Deputy Chairman in July 2020 and chairs the Society’s Audit Committee, as well as being a member of both the Nominations Committee and Remuneration Committee.