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 Ian Turgoose, Head of External Communications.  

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Andy Buck

Andy is Chair of Voluntary Action Sheffield. Andy's deputy at Board is Maddy Desforges, Chief Executive of Voluntary Action Sheffield.

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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.

Dr Sarah Want

Sarah is Director of Partnerships and Regional Engagement at The University of Sheffield. More about Sarah

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 Director of Policy & Representation at Sheffield Chamber of Commerce & Industry

James Courtney

James is Chief Fire Officer for South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue. James’ deputy at Board is Alex Johnson, Deputy Chief Fire Officer.  More about James

Debbie Mathews

Debbie is Chief Executive of Manor & Castle Development Trust.  

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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

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Nicki Doherty

Nicki is Director of Delivery – Care Out of Hospital for Sheffield CCG. Nicki’s deputy at Board is Sarah Burt, Deputy Director of Delivery – Care Out of Hospital  More about Nicki