Paul Protheroe

Paul Protheroe is the founding partner of Positive Insight Ltd, a management consultancy established in 1989, concentrating on financial services and the mutual sector.

Paul re-established Positive Insight (originally branded as PPplus) in January 2005, after 12 years as CEO of a Friendly Society, specialising in Income Protection insurance.

He has gained considerable experience as a Senior Executive in Financial Services, including positions held at Chief Executive and main Board Director level.

His roles have included Chief Executive of a Building Society and Board Member of the main trade body for Mutual Financial Services organisations.

Currently, Paul is focusing on new product development, distribution and corporate governance.

Paul has recent experience of merger and acquisition work in the Friendly Society sector.

Paul says: "On a personal level, I am a family man, married with two children. Interests include road cycling, surfing (waves not the web) and personal investment."