Skip to the content

Charter Implementation Unit



Senior Marketing & Communications Executive 

Marketing & Communications Executive

Good Employment Adviser

Good Employment Adviser


Programme Board

Provides oversight on the delivery of the Charter, guidance on the activities of the Implementation Unit, and contributes policy insights and proposals. The Programme Board acts as a Champion for Good Employment, strategically driving the Charter forward to deliver the outcomes and benefits for all employers across Greater Manchester.

Anwar Ali

Co-Founder and CEO at Upturn Enterprise Limited 

Sharon Amesu

Professional Speaker on Inclusive Leadership and Director of the North West Business Leadership Team 

Jennifer Atkins

People Director at Bruntwood 

Professor Carol Atkinson

Faculty Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange and Professor of Human Resource Management at Manchester Metropolitan University 

Tracy Brennand

Assistant Executive Director in People and Workforce Development at Tameside Council 

Daphne Doody-Green

Head of CIPD Northern England 

Terry Duffy

Area Director for Acas North West 

John Herring

Strategic Lead for Organisational Development and System Leadership at Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and Chair at Abandon Normal Devices

Jay McKenna

Regional Secretary at TUC North West

Clive Memmott

Chief Executive at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce 

Sheila Sturgeon

Chief Executive Officer at Yes Manchester CIO

Tanya Sweeney

Regional Officer at Unite the Union 

Peter Urwin

Regional Organiser for UNISON

John Wrathmell

Director of Strategy, Research and Economy at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority 

Technical Review Panel

Oversees the evaluation and assessment process which moves Supporters to full Membership, working closely with the Technical Programme Manager.

Karen Clarke

Senior Project Manager at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Gail Hebson

Reader at Manchester Metropolitan University​

Dan Maxwell

North West Training Manager at Acas

Nicola Noone

Former CEO at Gallop and Board Member & Trustee at Breakthrough UK

Sophie Tothill

Engagement Manager at CIPD

Looking to get in touch?

Submit any questions or requests to a member of the team.