Category Archives: The Board

Councillor Ben Powell

Ben Powell was first elected as a Councillor in 2011 and currently represents Blacon on Cheshire West & Chester Council. He is on the board of Chester Growth Partnership, a Non-Executive Director of Avenue Services Ltd, and serves on the scrutiny bodies of the Local Enterprise Partnership and Transport for the North. After graduating with…
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Rupert Collis

Estate Manager, Eaton Estate Rupert Collis is Estate Manager at Eaton Estate, Chester and is responsible for the management, leadership and strategic direction of the estate. In 1993 he graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University and became a member of the RICS in 1996 and has over 24 years’…
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Teresa Anderson

Teresa Anderson is Director of the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. She is an alumna of the University and has spent many years working in Science Policy and Engagement. The Discovery Centre’s mission is ‘to inspire the scientists of the future’ – it has 160,000 visitors each year, including 22,000 school children who…
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Cllr Les Gilbert

Communities Portfolio Holder at Cheshire East Council Les practised as a solicitor for 35 years and has lived in Cheshire for most of that time.  He retired in 2007 and was elected as a Cheshire East Councillor at its inception in 2009.  He currently serves as Member for Dane Valley Ward and Cabinet Member for…
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