About Us

We make your strategic relationships work for you…

If you lead a public sector organisation then you will almost certainly have a range of internal, external, shared, arms-length/mutual , procured, delegated and commissioned bodies working to deliver your corporate agenda. We make sense of these relationships to achieve your strategic objectives quicker, more effectively and for less.We are commercial and financial experts that can:

  • Design and implement innovative service delivery models that provide services more effectively;
  • Deliver complex procurements and sharing arrangements to time and budget whilst exceeding your business case targets;
  • Advise on asset based PFI projects, service based PPPs, shared services and collaborations.

We can also help you reconfigure your organisation to manage and get better outcomes from all these relationships through a strategic approach to clienting.

We are skilled in

  • Aligning your key contracts and relationships to meet your corporate outcomes
  • All aspects of strategic procurements and commissioning
  • Renegotiation and dispute resolution
  • Building effective project and client teams
  • Finding additional value over and above your business case targets


John Newton

John Newton 

An experienced financial professional with over twenty years’ experience advising the public sector. John heads up New Networks and specialises in strategic advisory projects and programmes working with Chief Executives, senior managers and elected/board members of local public sector organisations.  Previously he operated at a Director-level position with a major professional services firm, having regional lead responsibility for local government advisory services. He is client and task focused with a track record of successful projects from major strategic procurements and complex shared services projects to specific interventions and service improvement projects.

He is a CIPFA-qualified accountant, and is currently a shadow governor of one of the largest hospital trusts in Northern England.

T: 07768 554527 | E: john.newton@newnetworks.co.uk


Nick Farrington

Nick Farrington

Nick specialises in strategic procurements and programmes across a wide range of sectors.  Previously he operated at a senior level in the corporate finance arm of a major professional services firm, leading a sector team within the North West region.  Nick has an excellent track record of providing advice on a range of large scale public procurement, from strategic partnerships to large infrastructure projects, contract reviews and contract renegotiations.  Nick has also provided advice to central government departments and non-governmental bodies on procurement, business case review and policy.

T: 07788 566202 | E: nick.farrington@newnetworks.co.uk

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07768 554527 enquiries@newnetworks.co.uk