Staff & Strategic Board

The team helping to create a People’s Powerhouse for the North

Steering Group

Chairman - Edna Robinson
Chairman - Edna RobinsonBig Life Group, Trafford Housing Trust

"My role is to create some energy. We will energise and coordinate others who already have the voice, already have the ideas out there. This is not creating an institution, this is creating a movement."

Tracy Fishwick
Tracy FishwickTransform Lives Company

 “The Northern Powerhouse agenda was all about buildings, trains, economic growth - nowhere did it mention anything about people. Our aim is to change that.”

Stephanie Riches
Stephanie RichesPeople's Powerhouse Co-ordinator

“I have watched People’s Powerhouse develop with very keen interest over the last few years and so when an opportunity to join and be part of something really special came up I jumped at the chance.”

Chris Marsh
Chris MarshMarsh Public Service Solutions
Arianna Giovannini
Arianna GiovanniniIPPR North
Mike Hawking
Mike HawkingThe Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Olivia Lee
Olivia LeeContact Theatre
Neil McInroy
Neil McInroyChief Executive, CLES
Ed Cox
Nazir Afzal OBE
Nazir Afzal OBELawyer and campaigner

Media Enquiries



Helen Furnivall

High-Rise Communications

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Federation House
2 Federation Street
Manchester  M4 4BF

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