Meet The Board

Our board brings together a wealth of experience from the public and private sectors. Our thirteen board members bring great commitment and energy and a shared vision to ensure that Cheshire and Warrington maintains its position as the best place to do business in the North of England.

 

Download the Registers of Interests for our Board Members here.

 
 

Chair, Cheshire and Warrington Enterprise Partnership
In January 2019 in the New Year’s Honours List Christine was awarded a CBE for her services to Cheshire and Warrington.
Chair, Cheshire Energy Hub
Ged chairs the LEP’s Performance and Investment Committee, leads on the Board of the LEP in the areas of Energy and Innovation & is SME representative.
Leader of Warrington Borough Council
Russ is leader of Warrington Council and represents the LEP board on the Enterprise Zone Committee.
Alderley Park Site Leader, AstraZeneca
Graeme has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 25 years.
Deputy Leader of Cheshire East Council
Craig Browne became Deputy Leader of Cheshire East Council in May 2019; he is also a member of Alderley Edge Parish Council
Managing Director, Samtop Consulting Ltd
Since 2005 Peter has run his own consultancy business specialising in interim turnaround roles across a number of businesses in the UK, Poland and the USA.
Chair, Mid Cheshire Development Board
Nicola has set up a property management company owning a seven-acre industrial park, which is home to 20 distribution and transport-related businesses, with 200 employees using the site.
Managing Director, Langtree
John has almost 30 years of experience in regeneration and public/private sector partnerships.
Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council
Councillor Gittins was elected as Leader of the Council in May 2019
Growth Director, Cirrus and Chair of ‘Make it Macclesfield’
Clare believes that great leaders develop better organisations which result in a better economy to enable better lives.
Chief Executive, The Youth Federation
Chris has led a significant transformation to grow the organisation, tripling the turnover in seven years.
Solicitor & Partner, Addleshaw Goddard LLP
Stephen joined Addleshaw Goddard in 2011 where he has led a number of Cheshire projects for clients.
Chair of the Cheshire & Warrington LEP Strategy Board and Cheshire Science Corridor
Robert is the Chair of the Cheshire & Warrington LEP Strategy Board and Chair of the Cheshire Science Corridor
Principal & CEO, Warrington & Vale Royal College
Nichola is a board member and member of the Performance and Investment Committee.
Chair of Marketing Cheshire
Angie is the Chair of Marketing Cheshire, which has the lead role in reviewing all aspects of economic and place marketing and communications for Cheshire and Warrington
Vice-Chancellor, University of Chester
Professor Wheeler is the LEP board Vice Chair. His work has involved academic and industrial consultancies, in addition to experience in Europe, America and Australia.