Arnold Wagner OBE

Arnold Wagner OBE joined Jewish Care’s Board of Trustees in 2012 and is Chair of the Human Resources Expert Group.

In addition to his involvement with Jewish Care, Arnold chairs the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), a position he has held since 2016, having joined the PPF Board in 2011. He is also the Senior Independent Director at Cifas, who are leaders in fraud prevention.

In his full-time professional career, Arnold was Director of Human Resources at Smiths Group plc and previously held a similar role at Bunzl plc. He has also served as a non-executive director at Renew Holdings plc and at the UK Atomic Energy Authority where he chaired the Remuneration Committee.

Arnold has been active in the Jewish Education sector and was Chair of Governors at JFS between 1993 and 2003. He was awarded an OBE in 2002 for his services to education.

Arnold is married to Sandra. They have four children and four grandchildren.