Clive Memmott (Observer)

Clive MemmottClive Memmott has been Chief Executive of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, the largest chamber of commerce in the UK, since 2010. He is a Director of British Chambers of Commerce, Brockholes Enterprises Ltd (the award winning nature reserve) and Business Finance Solutions, and also a Trustee of the National Football Museum and an advisor to the Board of the Manchester Growth Company.

Clive has a number of other advisory and non-executive positions and is a regular speaker and writer on a wide range of business issues. He was previously a Director of Robinson Keane, the executive recruitment consultancy and held a number of non-executive directorship

After qualifying as a lawyer, Clive enjoyed a successful career in the manufacturing industry holding senior positions in the Hepworth, Steetley and Redland Groups and as MD of Tate Access Floor Systems before becoming Chief Executive of Business Link Lancashire, a role he held for 8 years. He is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Lancaster University Management School and has co-authored a book on improving business performance through effective and practical employee engagement – “Growing your own Heroes”.

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