Leader, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Bob Sleigh is Leader of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council. Prior to becoming Solihull Leader he was Deputy Leader for eight years and Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing.
He is Deputy Mayor of the West Midlands, a Member of the West Midlands Combined Authority (formerly Chair), Chair of the West Midlands Joint Committee, and Director of the West Midlands Combined Authority Growth Company, and West Midlands Rail.
Previously, he has also held non-executive positions with the NHS.
Councillor Sleigh has been Conservative Association Chairman twice and sits on the management committee for Solihull Borough Conservatives.
He has a long business career, principally with SMEs.
Bob was awarded an OBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours for Services to Local Government.