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Viv Astling OBE DL

Viv Astling is a Sculptor who carves stone and is Honorary Secretary to the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. He regularly exhibits and has complet…

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Professor Madeleine Atkins CBE DL

Madeleine was formerly the Pro Vice Chancellor at Newcastle University, then Vice Chancellor at Coventry University from 2004 until 2013. In 2014…

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Dr Nasir Awan MBE DL

Nasir is Chief Executive Officer, Awan Marketing Plc; Director of Awan Marketing International Limited; and Director of Awan Property Investments Limi…

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Lord Aylesford DL

After graduation Lord Aylesford worked in London as a Bill Broker and then joined Albert e Sharp, Stockbrokers in Birmingham in 1970. Thereafter he re…

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Dr Arun Bajaj DL

Arun qualified as a dental surgeon (BDS) in 1983 from the Royal Dental Hospital in London. Having specialised in Oral and Maxillo-facial surgery, he …

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Paul Bassi CBE DL

Paul is Chief Executive of Real Estate Investors plc, the Birmingham based AIM listed property investment REIT. Paul is also non – executive Chairman…

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Louise Bennett OBE DL

Louise is the Chief Executive of Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce - a post she has held since February 2003. Her career has spanned both…

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Anita Bhalla OBE DL

Anita is currently Chair of Performances Birmingham PLC (Town Hall and Symphony Hall), Chair of Creative City Partnership, Director of Greater Birming…

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Gurpreet Bhatia DL

Gurpreet has been a Partner in Harbans Singh & Co Solicitors since 2000, practicing in the areas of Commercial/Residential Property Law and Immigratio…

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Richard Boot OBE DL

Lead of Dudley Group. During his 20 years as a Partner at KPMG, Richard was a Managing Director and UK Board member for the firm's Management Consu…

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Dame Christine Braddock DBE DL

Dame Christine is Chairman of Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Her career started in the Probation Service and she became Seni…

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David Bradnock MBE JP DL

Lead of Solihull Group. Elected a Fellow of the British Horological Institute by the Astronomer Royal Sir Richard Woolley. Joined the Ebauche S…

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Keith Bradshaw OBE DL

Lead of Wolverhampton Group. Following his secondary education in Aston at the age of 15 he joined a firm of Chartered Accountants in Birmingham wh…

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Elisabeth Buggins CBE DL

Elisabeth has over 40 years’ experience in health services. She has chaired Strategic Health Authorities, NHS Trusts, served as NED or advisor in the…

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David Burbidge CBE DL

Chairman of Burbidge and Son Ltd, which manufactures quality kitchen furniture in Coventry. Chairman of Coventry City of Culture 2021 bid. Awarded…

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David Clarke DL

Lead of Marketing and Communications. David has more than 30 years’ senior experience in the development and implementation of communications progr…

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Brendan Connor JP DL

Brendan served in the Royal Navy, the Civil Service and private sector before joining Lucas Aerospace in 1987 as Personnel Director. He held senior m…

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Dr John Craggs DL

After gaining a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Birmingham John worked initially as a chemist in the plastics industry. Later, becoming …

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Colonel Dr Heidi Doughty OBE DL OStJ TD

Heidi is a Consultant in Transfusion Medicine for NHS Blood and Transplant and acts as an adviser to the Ministry of Defence. She studied medicin…

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Professor Sir David Eastwood DL

Professor Sir David Eastwood became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham in April 2009. Former posts include Chief Executive at the Higher …

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