Business Development, RSM Tenon Group plc (retired)
Governor of De Montfort University
Mr Tony Stockdale joined the Board in May 2007 and is Chair of the Finance and Human Resources Committee. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Born in Retford, Nottinghamshire, Tony was educated at King Edward VI before studying at Birmingham Polytechnic where he gained a HND and ACA. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Mr Stockdale, now retired, was a director with RSM Tenon with group responsibility for business development together with responsibility for the financial management and international divisions.
Tony started his career with a training contract at Thomson McLintock. In 1978 he moved to Dana Corporation as an Accountant concentrating on Special Projects. He then moved back to Thomson McLintock in 1982 as a Manager, Consulting.
Tony lives in Bridgnorth and is married to Christine and has a daughter and a son. He enjoys all sport (still competing at tennis and squash), cars and good wine.
"I learnt the hard way to make sure you get the right balance between work and play - both are vital to a successful career - and at DMU that is appreciated."