Dame Julie Kenny

Former Chairman and CEO of Pyronix Limited – turnover £24m, employing 200 FTE; PWC Private Businesswoman of the Year 2014. Involved in public bodies for over 25 years including: Chair of the Small Business Council advising Central Government about SMEs; Chair of Yorkshire Forward; (Regional Development Agency) with £450m T/o, over 900 programmes and 400 FTEs; Chair of Business Link South Yorkshire; Board member of South Yorkshire Investment Fund. Currently: Sheffield City Region LEP Board Member; Chair of Maltby Learning Trust, involved in £12m investment in refurbishing and upgrading Maltby Academy; Chair of National Coal Mining Museum Trading Company; Chair of Robson Handling Technology Limited.