Member Nominated Director

Hazel Blears

Member Nominated Director

Appointed as a Member Nominated Director on 16 May 2015 and re-appointed in 2016 and re-appointed in 2018.

Committee membership

  • Nominations Committee
  • Risk and Audit Committee

Skills and experience

Hazel was a Labour Member of Parliament from 1997 to 2015, representing Salford and Eccles. She has held a number of senior positions in government including Public Health Minister, Police and Counter Terrorism Minister and Communities Secretary. Hazel also served on the National Intelligence and Security Committee.

Hazel’s other roles include being Chair of the Social Investment Business Foundation and Chair of the Institute for Dementia at Salford University. Hazel is also an Ambassador for the Alzheimer's Society and a Trustee of the Social Mobility Foundation.

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