Our Board

Private Sector Directors

Find out more about Anita Bhalla

Anita Bhalla

Creative Industries, Chair Performances Birmingham Ltd

Find out more about Ian Tandy

Ian Tandy

Managing Director for Global Trade & Receivables Finance at HSBC UK

Find out more about Ewa Truchanowicz

Ewa Truchanowicz

Representing SMEs, Managing Director Dignio UK

Find out more about Michael Steventon

Michael Steventon

Head of Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare at KPMG

Find out more about Christine Oates

Christine Oates

Tax Partner Deloitte

Find out more about Mike Lyons

Mike Lyons

Improving Connectivity, Programme Director for West Midlands at High Speed 2 (HS2) Ltd.

Find out more about Louise Brooke-Smith OBE

Louise Brooke-Smith OBE

Optimising Assets, UK Head of Development and Strategic Planning Arcadis

Find out more about Sophie Drake

Sophie Drake

Representing Young People, Account Manager at Story Comms

Find out more about Dr David Hardman MBE

Dr David Hardman MBE

Managing Director of Bruntwood SciTech - Birmingham

Local Authority Representatives

Find out more about Cllr Ian Ward

Cllr Ian Ward

Leader, Birmingham City Council

Find out more about Cllr George Allen

Cllr George Allen

Deputy Leader, East Staffordshire Borough Council

Find out more about Cllr Ian Courts

Cllr Ian Courts

Leader, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Find out more about Cllr Olivia Lyons

Cllr Olivia Lyons

Leader, Cannock Chase District Council

Find out more about Cllr Matt Dormer

Cllr Matt Dormer

Leader, Redditch Borough Council

Find out more about Cllr Jeremy Oates

Cllr Jeremy Oates

Leader, Tamworth Borough Council

Education Representatives

Find out more about Professor Alec Cameron

Professor Alec Cameron

Higher Education Representative Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Aston University

Find out more about Dawn Ward CBE

Dawn Ward CBE

Further Education Representative Chief Executive and Principal of Burton and South Derbyshire College