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.

Meet our Board members

Meet our Board members

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.

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.

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.

Board meetings

The board of directors meets every 6 weeks. Find out more in our archive of papers and minutes.