thevaluecircle is delighted to announce that Paul Whitfield OBE has joined our national team. With
wide-ranging experience in public sector roles, Paul has had an extensive career in high-profile
leadership roles across the public sector including in the Armed Forces, Prison Services and the Civil
Paul commented ‘I have worked closely with thevaluecircle over a number of years, and I have
always been struck by their integrity, professionalism, and clear set of values. It was an obvious fit
for me, and I am excited to apply my experience to help others’.
Paul assisted in developing the Prison Service in Guernsey, later being appointed to lead the island’s
Home Department and subsequently becoming Chief Executive and Head of the Civil Service of the
island. In this position, he encouraged and led transformation by establishing private sector strategic
partnerships, strengthening governance processes, and improving working relationships between
executive and non-executive structures.
David Cockayne, Chief Executive Officer, said ‘We were thrilled that a leader of Paul’s calibre and
insight has chosen to work with our team – from the Home Office to the CEO of an island state, Paul
literally has dealt with it all. I can’t wait for our clients to experience his skills – particularly in change
management, mediation, and partner collaboration. And on top of all of that, he’s a great role model
for the members of our team in the early stages of their careers!’
Now in its fifth year of operation, thevaluecircle is proud to have a talent pool of over 25
experienced associates ranging across multiple sectors including sports, finance, and healthcare.