Category: Board appointments

GBSLEP appoints Midlands Arts Centre Chair to Board

Posted by lepadmin - January 20, 2014 - Board appointments, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has appointed broadcaster and Chair of the Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) Anita Bhalla to its Board, strengthening its commitment to the creative sector. Anita replaces Wade Lyn, who will continue to be an ambassador for the LEP and social enterprises in Greater Birmingham. Formerly Editor of […]

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Raza Samar appointed to the Board of the GBSLEP

Posted by lepadmin - July 24, 2013 - Board appointments, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership has announced the appointment of Hall Green businessman Raza Samar to its Board. Father-of-three Raza is director of accountancy firm RUS Chartered Accountants, Registered Auditors and Tax Advisors which he founded in 1992 and now employs just under 20 staff and subcontractors. Born in Pakistan, Raza moved […]

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Aston University Vice Chancellor joins the GBSLEP Board

Posted by lepadmin - April 16, 2013 - Board appointments, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has appointed Professor Dame Julia King, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University, as a Director. Julia replaces Professor David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, who completes his two-year tenure as Director on May 1 2013. Julia brings a breadth of experience in both academia and business […]

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New Director appointed to the Board of GBSLEP

Posted by lepadmin - January 30, 2013 - Board appointments, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Tracy Westall, Public Sector Director of SCC, to its Board. Tracy has been with Birmingham-based SCC – Europe’s largest technology solutions provider – for 24 years and has been Director responsible for overseeing public sector activity for the past […]

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GBSLEP in search for technological expertise on Board

Posted by lepadmin - July 18, 2012 - Board appointments, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) is seeking a new Director to lead on the application of technology across all business sectors. The recruitment begins following the decision by Nick Bunker, President of Kraft Foods & Cadbury UK/Ireland, to step down having served since the LEP was formed in June 2011. It […]

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New faces from banking and construction join the board of GBSLEP

Posted by lepadmin - April 25, 2012 - Board appointments, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has made two new appointments to reflect the emerging priorities of its work as the organisation approaches its first year in existence. Chris Webster, Chief Executive of Miller Construction, joins as representative of the property and construction, while Patrick Hanlon, area manager for Handelsbanken, joins to […]

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Head of National Express coaches joins board of GBSLEP

Posted by lepadmin - March 12, 2012 - Board appointments, Newsroom, Transport

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has appointed the managing director of National Express’ UK coach business Andrew Cleaves to its board with responsibility for transport. National Express is Birmingham’s biggest private sector employer and the Birmingham Coach Station is their global headquarters. The station – which is the first impression of […]

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GBSLEP appoints new board director and begins search for new appointments

Posted by lepadmin - January 30, 2012 - Board appointments, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has appointed Christine Braddock CBE to its board and has begun the search for two further new appointees. Christine has nearly 20 years’ experience in senior leadership of FE colleges and is currently principal and chief executive of Birmingham Metropolitan College. She is also former president […]

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