Meet The Board

Our board brings together a wealth of experience from the public and private sectors. Our 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 Local Enterprise Partnership and Growth Director, Cirrus
Clare believes that great leaders develop better organisations which result in a better economy to enable better lives.
Deputy Chair, Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership
Trevor is a renowned business leader and co-founder of Home Instead Senior Care.
Leader of Warrington Borough Council
Russ is leader of Warrington Council and represents the LEP board on the Enterprise Zone Committee.
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
Chief Executive, The Youth Federation
Chris has led a significant transformation to grow the organisation, tripling the turnover in seven years.
Legal Service Director, Bruntwood
Stephen joined Bruntwood in 2020. Previous to that he worked for Addleshaw Goddard where he 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.
Vice-Chancellor, University of Chester
Professor Simmons is the University's second ever Vice-Chancellor and the institution's first female head since 1839. Her career to date spans five diverse institutions.