Mr John Willis CBE

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Non-Executive Director

John is a qualified accountant and was Chief Executive of Salford City Council from 1993 until his retirement in 2006.  John led the team that secured funding for the Lowry, and oversaw much of the regeneration of Salford. In 2006, he was appointed a Commander of the British Empire for services to local government in Salford.

John has considerable experience of managing large, complex public sector organisations with substantial revenue and capital budgets. John is a Non-Executive Director at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and was elected by the Board of Directors at Salford to be the Vice-Chairman in July 2008 and Chairman of Audit Committee.

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