Sunday, December 4, 2022

Volunteer Chairman will lead group pushing to promote Bradford

A new partnership focusing on promoting development and investment in the Bradford District has appointed Pete Mills as its Chair. The Bradford District Place Making and Investment Partnership is due to have its inaugural meeting at Odsal Stadium on 5 December.

The event marks a key milestone as relevant organisations in the district work together to take full advantage of Bradford’s City of Culture 2025 status and the opportunities to promote Bradford as a great place to do business, live, study, and visit.

Pete Mills brings with him a wealth of experience and an extensive network across the region. Born and bred in Bradford, he studied law and worked as a corporate solicitor before going on to found two businesses and has been involved in several others as an investor and strategic non-executive director. His current venture, a software company called Crysp is based in Salts Mill, Saltaire and provides compliance solutions to businesses and schools.

Pete said, “Growing up I always felt a great sense of pride of where I am from which was definitely drilled into me by my parents and grandparents. Walking around the City and surrounding areas, I have always felt a deep connection with its richness of history and culture. I am therefore absolutely delighted to have been appointed as Chair for the Place Making and Investment Board as we seek to establish a legacy of growth and opportunity. I look forward to working with CBMDC and other colleagues to deliver this. It is all to play for!”

Cllr Alex Ross-Shaw, Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, Planning and Transport at Bradford Council said, “I am delighted to welcome Pete as the Chair of the Bradford District Place Making and Investment Partnership. It’s an exciting time for Bradford and this Partnership will allow stakeholders and organisations to work together to promote the district on the world stage and maximise its potential.”

The partnership launches on 5 December at Odsal Stadium. The role of Chair is a voluntary, unpaid position.

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