Clive Memmott took up his appointment as Chief Executive of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce on 6th September 2010. Prior to this he was a Director of Robinson Keane the executive recruitment consultancy and is also a very experienced Non Executive Director.
He is Chairman of Enworks, a business support programme that works with NW SME’s to improve their environmental and economic performance and is a non executive Director of Brockholes Enterprises Ltd, the commercial company of the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire Ltd and a Trustee of the National Football Museum. Following his appointment at the Chamber, he stepped down as Chair of Stoneleigh Park Ltd, the commercial arm of the Royal Agricultural Society of England. Vice Chair of Preston College and a Director of the North & West Lancashire Chamber of Commerce.
He is an Honorary Research Fellow of Lancaster University Management School and has co-authored a book on improving business performance through effective and practical employee engagement – “Growing your own Heroes”. After qualifying as a lawyer he enjoyed a successful career in both industry and the public sector holding senior positions in the Hepworth, Steetley and Redland Groups and as MD of Tate Access Floor Systems before becoming Chief Executive of Business Link Lancashire, a role he held for over 8 years. Clive has lead, and managed, change successfully in the Public, Private and Third Sectors and is a firm believer in a people and values-driven approach to effective performance.