York and North Yorkshire Leadership Group Appointees

Following the YNY Annual General Meeting, on behalf of everyone at the Chamber we’d like to send our congratulations to our newly elected and re-elected Leadership Group members:

  • Kerry Hope of Castle Employment
  • Steve Smith of HSBC
  • James Brennan of York Racecourse
  • Mark Granger of Pavers

We also saw the appointments of co-opted members from many of our key regional partners:

  • Tim Whitaker of Askham Bryan College
  • Simon Brereton of City of York Council
  • Matt O’Neill of North Yorkshire County Council
  • Amanda Selvaratnam of University of York
  • Lee Probert of York College
  • Marc Fleetham of York St John
  • David Dickson of York, North Yorkshire & East Riding LEP
  • Steve Secker of Secker Taylor Associates (Chair of YNY Property Forum)
  • Andrew Lowson of York Business Improvement District Company Ltd

They’ll be joining our existing members:

  • Mark Fordyce of York Data Services Ltd
  • Kurt Calder of Shepherd Building Group
  • Laurence Beardmore of York Emporium
  • Paul Tyler of McArthur Glen Designer Outlet (York) Ltd
  • Lee Underwood of Autohorn Fleet Services Ltd
  • Tony O’hagan of Nestle UK
  • Bridget Meynell of Firesure Yorkshire Limited
  • Eamonn Keogh of O’Neill Associates
  • Matthew Grant of Garbutt + Elliott LLP
  • Andrew Digwood of Rollits LLP

Our Leadership Group members help shape, guide, and advise the Chamber on key areas of policy which impact businesses of all sizes across our region. Acting as ambassadors for both the Chamber and the region, our Leadership Group member regularly hold meetings with MPs, the Bank of England, senior council officers, and other elected members.

To find out more about the work of our Leadership Groups, please visit Leadership Groups – West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce (wnychamber.co.uk).

Many thanks to our new Leadership Group members for demonstrating their enthusiasm and we wish them all the best for the year ahead.

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