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David Blackwood

Senior Non-Executive Director and Interim Chairman

David is a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Scapa Group plc, and has previously served as a member of the Cabinet Office Audit and Risk Committee and the Board for Actuarial Standards. He was Chief Financial Officer of Synthomer plc for seven years, stepping down in 2015, prior to which he held a number of senior roles with ICI plc. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. David became Senior Non-Executive Director of Dignity on 31 January 2018. Following Peter Hindley's retirement as Chairman on 13 June 2019, the Board agreed that David will take the role of Interim Chairman until a permanent succesor is found.