Board Members

Making the right things happen for Sheffield


Lord David Blunkett

The Rt Hon. the Lord Blunkett is Chair of Sheffield City Partnership Board, Professor of Politics in Practice at The University of Sheffield and Chair of the Board of the Crick Centre

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Neill Birchenall

Neill is Vice Chair of Sheffield City Partnership Board, Managing Director of BirchenallHowden Ltd, a Director of Appt Online Solutions Ltd and a founder of Sheffield Digital. 

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The Very Reverend Peter Bradley

Dean of Sheffield.  More about Peter

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Jacqui Robinson

Jacqui is Director of Communications at Sheffield Hallam University.  Jacqui's deputy at Board is Lynda Hinxman, Assistant Dean at Sheffield Business School.  

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Andy Buck

Andy is Chief Executive of Sheffield Citizens Advice and represents the Voluntary Sector at Board meetings.  More about Andy

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Michelle Buttery

Michelle is Chief Executive & Solicitor to the Police & Crime Commissioner. Michelle's deputy at Board is Linda Mayhew, Business Manager for the South Yorkshire Criminal Justice Board.

The University of Sheffield


Sandi Carman

Sandi is Assistant Chief Executive at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  More about Sandi

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Angela Foulkes

Angela is Chief Executive & Principal at Sheffield College.  


Paul Houghton

Paul is a Partner at Grant Thornton and represents local business at Board.  More about Paul

Richard Wright

Richard is Executive Director of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce & Industry

James Courtney

James is Chief Fire Officer for South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue.  James' deputy at Board is Martin Blunden, Deputy Chief Fire Officer.  More about James

Debbie Matthews

Debbie is Chief Executive of Manor & Castle Development Trust and represents the Voluntary Sector at meetings.  Debbie's deputy at Board is Maddy Desforges, Chief Executive of Voluntary Action Sheffield.

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Stuart Barton

Stuart is District Commander - Sheffield for South Yorkshire Police.   More about Stuart




Cllr Julie Dore

Julie is Leader of Sheffield City Council.  More about Julie


John Mothersole

John is Chief Executive at Sheffield City Council.  John's deputy at Board is James Henderson, Director of Policy, Performance & Comms

Maddy Ruff

Maddy is Accountable Officer of the Sheffield NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.  Maddy's deputy at Board is Nicki Doherty, Director of Delivery – Care Out of Hospital  More about Maddy