Craig Coffield - Chief Executive Officer
Craig joined Huntswood in 2002 as Head of Transformation where he was charged with managing the large scale transformation of new business from Huntswood's sales to delivery functions, before taking on the role of Commercial Manager; managing a team that looked after Huntswood's key strategic accounts. In 2007 Craig was appointed to the Board as Commercial Director where he was responsible for all aspects of the Group’s commercial activity, spanning all sales, marketing and proposition-led initiatives. During this period the Group’s commercial activities more than tripled in size.
In 2009, Craig became the Group’s Chief Operating Officer where he took on the additional responsibility of overseeing three business units; Customer Services, advisory and People Learning & Development, an increase in leadership responsibility of 40 FTE.
Building on this strong track record, Craig was appointed as Huntswood Chief Executive on 1 December 2011, succeeding the firm’s owner David Brownlow, with chief responsibility for setting the company’s strategic direction and entering new markets.
In addition to being CEO of Huntswood, Craig is Group COO of the Huntswood Group and a Non-Executive Director of Conduit People Management and Conduit Accounting Services.
Prior to this, Craig worked at Deloitte (CSL) managing a section of their outsourcing business to the financial services sector. Before Deloitte's, Craig worked at the Prudential, where he spent 13 years in senior roles in compliance, pensions and customer services.
Craig is married with a young family and when time permits follows most sports.