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REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES - BOARD MEMBERS ANNOUNCED - PART THREE OF THREE PARTS

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Yorkshire And Humber ...
Yorkshire And Humber

Chairman - Graham Hall

Graham Hall, 55, has been the Chief Executive of Yorkshire

Electricity Group PLC since January 1998. He has board level

responsibility for the whole group of companies including the

electricity distribution and generation, and electricity and gas

supply business, together with other non-core activities. He is also

Vice- Chairman of the CBI Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Council

and a member of the CBI Presidents Committee and National Council.

Mr Hall has been the Chairman of the Yorkshire and Humber Partnership

since January 1997 and was the inaugural chairman of the Yorkshire

Initiative for over 18 months which was drawn together to strengthen

private sector commitment to regional activities. He has also been

involved in the development of the Regional Chamber.

Board Members

Muriel Barker

Muriel Barker, 70, is the Labour Leader of the North East

Lincolnshire Unitary Authority. She is also a member of the Objective

2 Programme Monitoring Committee (PMC), the Humber forum. She holds

no other Ministerial posts.

Julian Cummins

Julian Cummins, 43, is the Managing Director of Avista Ltd.(a small

business). A former Liberal Democrat Leeds City Councillor, he was

recently ordained as a Minister in the Church of England. He has

helped to introduce Credit Unions in Leeds and is involved in

promoting New Deal to Leeds employers. He holds no other Ministerial

posts.

Brian Greenwood

Brian Greenwood, 49, is the General Manager of British Telecom UK

Customer Service (North). He is a board member of Yorkshire and

Humberside Development Agency (YHDA) and Chair of their Major

Sponsors Group. He holds no other ministerial posts.

Richard Gregory

Richard Gregory, 43, is the Managing Director of Yorkshire Television

and is a former journalist and programme controller. He is the Deputy

Chairman of Governors (and soon to be Chairman) of Sheffield Hallam

University. He is also the Chairman of Yorkshire Initiative, a member

of Leeds Initiative and a member of West Yorkshire Police Community

Trust, (Sheffield/Leeds). He holds no other Ministerial posts.

Lord Haskins

Lord Haskins, 61, is the Chairman of Foods and Express Dairies plc.

He is the Chairman of the Government's Better Regulation Task Force

and a member of the New Deal Advisory Task Force. Lord Haskins has an

interest in rural affairs. He is a member of the Labour Party and

holds no other ministerial posts

Stephen Houghton

Stephen Houghton, 40, is the Labour Leader of Barnsley Metropolitan

Borough Council. He is also the Board Director of Barnsley &

Doncaster TEC, Chair of Barnsley Regeneration Forum and a member of

Objective 2 Programme Monitoring Committee. Mr Houghton is Vice-Chair

of the Regional Assembly for Yorkshire and Humberside and a member of

the Regional Chamber Advisory Board. He holds no other ministerial

posts.

Paul Jagger

Paul Jagger, 52, is the Regional Secretary of Yorkshire and

Humberside TUC. He is a director of the YHDA and a member of the RDA

TWG. Mr Jagger is a member of the Regional Project Monitoring

Committee (Euro Funding),Vice-chair of Barnsley Trading Ltd and a

Director of Sheffield City Trust. No ministerial posts. Undertaken

political activities (Labour) in the last 8 years.

Michael Johnston

Michael Johnston, 62, is the Liberal Democrat Leader of Harrogate

Council. He has a business (SME) background. He is the first

Programme Director of Harrogate Management Centre. He holds no other

ministerial posts.

Adeebe Malik

Adeebe Malik, 31, is the General Manager of Quest for Education &

Development (QED) Ltd., an ethnic minority focused voluntary sector

economic development agency. A member of University of Bradford's

Court, she won the 'Yorkshire Young Achievers Award for Education and

Training. She holds no other ministerial posts.

Gareth Roberts

Gareth Roberts, 58, is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of

Sheffield. He is a Board member of the Higher Education Funding

Council for England* and President of the Institute of Physics. Sir

Gareth is a Board member of the Sheffield Health Authority' and a

Founder member of the Sheffield City Liaison Group. He is a member of

the Regional Innovation Forum, Chair of Sheffield Common Purpose and

a member of the RDA Transitional Working Group. He is a member of the

Executive Committee of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and

Principals. He holds no other ministerial posts.

[* paid at£4,000 per annum

' paid at£4,000 per annum]

Paul Shepherd

Paul Shepherd, 54, is the Group & Managing Director of Shepherd

Building Group. He is a past Chairman of the Construction Federation,

Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Building, member of the

Council of the University of York, and the Director of the North

Yorkshire TEC. He holds no other Ministerial posts.

Pamela Warhurst

Pamela Warhurst, 47, is the Labour Leader of the Calderdale Council.

She is also the Director of Calderdale & Kirkless TEC, and is

Yorkshire and Humberside's representative on the Committee of the

regions of the European Community. She was previously the Chair of

West Yorkshire's RDP and lead a successful rural challenge bid.

Vice-Chair of the Regional Assembly for Yorkshire and Humber. She

holds no other ministerial posts.

ENDS PART 3 OF 3 PARTS

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