How Yorkshire Forward is structured

Yorkshire Forward is run by an executive board, and has both a chair and a chief executive: you can meet them all in this section. You can also meet our management team, and find out how our work is developed and delivered by six delivery teams (or ‘directorates’). You can also read our board meeting minutes on this website.

Our chair and our chief executive

Our chair and our chief executive

Yorkshire Forward’s chair and chief executive are senior figures who represent the region at national and parliamentary levels. They are highly experienced strategists, ultimately responsible for our performance. More

Meet our board of directors

Meet our board of directors

Our board is made up of senior leaders from local government, the voluntary sector, trades unions and local businesses. They each champion areas of our policy, and maintain strong relationships with our partners & stakeholders. More

Meet our management team

Meet our management team

Yorkshire Forward’s management team is responsible for developing and delivering our strategy. The team is made up of people from all kinds of backgrounds, offering us invaluable experience and insight from the public, private and third sectors. More

Our teams at Yorkshire Forward

Our teams at Yorkshire Forward

Yorkshire Forward is organised into six directorates. Five of these are responsible for delivery—on strategy, business, economic inclusion, finance, and the environment. The sixth looks after the management of Yorkshire Forward itself. More

Executive meetings
View agendas and minutes for Yorkshire Forward’s board and audit sub-committee meetings. GO!
Our offices
Yorkshire Forward has offices throughout the region and in key overseas locations. GO!
Our strategy
Find out how Yorkshire Forward helps to achieve the Regional Economic Strategy. GO!
Where we work
Yorkshire Forward has offices in the 4 sub-regions, from where we manage investments at a more local level. GO!