Christine Gaskell MBE

Chair
@ Cheshire & Warrington LEP

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  • Bio

Christine has spent most of her career in the Motor industry and from 1995 until 2012 she was a Member of the Board at Bentley Motors Limited with responsibility for 4,000 employees worldwide.  She was also Chair of the Rolls Royce and Bentley Pension Fund.  Under Christine, Bentley invested significantly in improving the skills and capability of its workforce, winning regional and national recognition for its programmes.

Christine has been actively involved in promoting learning and skills and in 2012 she was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to training and apprenticeships.

Christine was appointed as the first Chair of the Cheshire and Warrington Enterprise Partnership in March 2011.

Amongst her other appointments, Christine holds a number of other non-executive roles, including vice-chair of the NP11, and is also Deputy Lieutenant of Cheshire.

In May, this year she was awarded Non-Executive Director of the Year at the North West Institute of Directors Awards.