Paul Winter was Chief Executive of Ipswich Building Society between 2007 and 2016. During that period the Society grew its assets significantly. As CEO , Paul was responsible for the development of the strategy of the organisation and leading the Executive team to deliver it.
Paul chaired the Greater Ipswich City Deal Steering Committee which successfully bid for additional government funding aimed at improving the skills and employability of young people in Suffolk. In recognition of that work, Paul was awarded an MBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list.
Previously Chairman of the Institute of Directors in Suffolk, Paul has also chaired the Regional Advisory Board of Business in the Community and was HRH The Prince of Wales Ambassador for Responsible Business in the East of England.
Paul is currently a non Executive Director of the Teachers Building Society and chair of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership Skills Board as well as a Governor of the Royal Hospital School and a Trustee of Eastern Angles Theatre Company.