Leadership Forum

At the very heart or the work-wise Foundation is the philosophy to ensure that it meets its beneficiary and customers needs and remains relevant, flexible and focussed in an ever changing economic, education and social environment.


In order to do this work-wise seeks guidance and input from a representative group of influential an interested constituents and

leaders who act as critical friends and champions.


Our Leadership forum includes:


Richard Caborn (work-wise President) - Former Minister for Sports Minister and now adviser to the AMRC (Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre)


Chris Hudson (work-wise Chairman and Trustee) - Team Principle – Chimo Holdings Ltd


Simon Alliott (Trustee) - Solicitor & Notary Public, Wosskow Brown Solicitors


Gordon Bridge - (Former Master Cutler) Director, AESSEAL plc


William Beckett (Trustee) – Chairman, SY International Trade Forum and former MD, William Beckett Plastics Ltd


Scott Burnside - Headteacher, Chaucer School


Richard Cook - General Manager, Casting Technology International


Jackie Cook - Managing Director, CQ Strategic Marketing


Craig Dillon - Headteacher, Park Academy


Rick Franckeiss - Group Training Officer, Sheffield Forgemasters International


Colonel George Kilburn MBE DL - Chief Executive, Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire


Doug Liversidge CBE – (Former Master Cutler) Chairman, FusionIP plc


Neil McDonald - (Former Master Cutler) NED, Pressure Technologies, Sheffield Hallam university, Sheffield Childrens Hospital Foundation Trust


Craig McKay - (Former Master Cutler) MD -  Evenort Ltd


Vince Middleton OBE - Chairman, Nuclear Energy Components


Kevin Parkin (Trustee) – Chairman, Parkin Ltd


Doug Patterson - Regional Officer, Unite the Union


Bob Rae – retired, former Industrial Editor Sheffield Star


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