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Councillor Stewart Young

Leader, Cumbria County Council After leaving school Stewart left Cumbria for the University College of Wales to undertake a degree in Philosophy & Statistics. Returning to Cumbria to develop his career he later became Principal Manager of a firm of … Continue reading

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Peter Thornton

Leader, South Lakeland District Council Peter was born in Kendal and attended Kendal Grammar School before becoming an apprentice with the British  Aircraft Corporation at their Bristol works. While there he worked on the Concorde prototype and was present for … Continue reading

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Moira Tattersall OBE

Carlisle College Moira has been Principal of Carlisle College for nine years and is also currently Chair of Cumbria Work Based Learning Forum. This is a partnership of Colleges and Training Providers in Cumbria. She has extensive experience in education … Continue reading

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Bill Jefferson

Lake District National Park Authority Bill was born in Abbeytown and educated at Abbeytown, Wigton and Wadham College Oxford. He has been awarded medals from a number of European Universities including the Czech Scientific University Gold Medal and the Charles … Continue reading

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Stephen Broughton

Representing tourism and hospitality and based in South Lakeland Stephen has spent most of his working life in the tourism industry both within and outside the county. Over the last 20 years he has developed businesses in Cumbria, including the … Continue reading

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Jackie Arnold – Vice Chair

Representing specialist manufacturing and based in Furness With a strong track record in corporate finance, bringing significant financial expertise to the Board, Jackie is responsible for financial governance and for strategy at BAE Systems Submarine Solutions. Jackie is a Board … Continue reading

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George Beveridge – Chair

Representing energy and nuclear and based in West Cumbria Deputy MD of Nuclear Management Partners (Sellafield), George has spent 25 years in a variety of roles in the UK nuclear industry, including two previous spells at Sellafield. He has been … Continue reading

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