Christine Gaskell, CBE, DL

Chair, Cheshire and Warrington Enterprise Partnership

Christine has spent most of her career in the Motor industry and from 1995 until 2012 she was a Member of the Board at Bentley Motors Limited with responsibility for over 4,000 employees worldwide.  Under Christine, Bentley invested significantly in improving the skills and capability of its workforce, winning regional and national recognition for its programmes.

Christine has been actively involved in promoting learning and skills and in 2012 she was awarded an MBE for services to training and apprenticeships.  In January 2019 in the New Year’s Honours List Christine was awarded a CBE for her services to Cheshire and Warrington.

Christine was appointed as the first Chair of the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership in March 2011.  She is Vice Chair of NP11 and sat on the LEP Review Committee.  Christine is also a member of the Industrial Strategy Board; the Transport for the North Board and the Digital Skills Partnership Board.

Amongst her other appointments, Christine holds a number of other non-executive roles and is also Deputy Lieutenant of Cheshire.