K-Club Breakfast Speaker – 19th September 2019

Andy Burnham.

Mayor of Greater Manchester

Andy Burnham was elected as Mayor of Greater Manchester in May 2017.

He is responsible for shaping the future of Greater Manchester; Andy’s priorities include ending rough sleeping, transforming Greater Manchester into one of the greenest city regions in Europe, and making Greater Manchester a great place to live, get on, and grow old.

Andy is also committed to making Greater Manchester one of the best places in the world to start, scale and grow a business. Greater Manchester has a fantastic business ecosystem, creating good and meaningful jobs that benefit our residents and growing our economy is a Mayoral priority.

Before being elected Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy was MP for Leigh from 2001.  In government, Andy has held Ministerial positions at the Home Office, Department of Health and the Treasury.  In 2008 he became Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, before returning to Health as Secretary of State in 2009.

In opposition, Andy has served as Shadow Education Secretary, Shadow Health Secretary and Shadow Home Secretary.

Andy lives in Leigh, Greater Manchester, with his wife and three children.  He is a keen supporter of Everton FC and recently ran the Boston Marathon raising funds for charities set up by some of the families who lost loved-ones in the 2017 Manchester Arena attack.

Andy spoke at a K-Club Breakfast back in November 2017 and will return this Autumn to give us an update on developments in the business arena and what challenges lie ahead for business owners in the region.

 

K-Club Breakfast Event – Thursday 19th September 2019, 7.30am-10am at the AJ Bell Stadium, 1 Stadium Way, Salford, M30 7LJ.