New regional advisory board chairs

London & South East Canal & River Trust London & South East region. Credit: Canal & River Trust
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The Canal & River Trust has appointed four voluntary chairs to the charity’s new regional advisory boards for an initial term of three years.

Appointees include Sir William Atkinson for London & South East. A trustee of several charities including The Royal Shakespeare Company, he has advised government at both national and local levels and was appointed deputy lieutenant for Greater London in 2017.

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David Hagg is the new chair of the South West. As chief executive of Stroud District Council, David’s authority is leading the restoration of the Cotswold Canal. He was formerly chair of the Trust’s South Wales & Severn Waterway Partnership.

Appointed as chair of the East Midlands is Anil Majithia, a Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership board member and chair of Voluntary Action Leicestershire. He is a governor at Coventry University, trustee of DSU, governor of North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College and a member of the governance committee for the Science Council.

Former chief executive at the Mersey Basin Campaign and a UK sustainable development commissioner, Walter Menzies is the new North West chair. He is a visiting professor in the department of civic design at the University of Liverpool, a trustee of the Land Trust and will be supporting the transition of this region for 12 months.

The regional advisory boards will be initially formed with volunteers who previously served in the Trust's waterway partnerships.

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