Ambassadors

Lawrence Jones MBE

Lawrence is the CEO of Manchester-based hosting firm, UKFast.

With more than 30 years’ business experience, Lawrence is at the helm of a business portfolio including a cybersecurity firm, a Swiss ski hotel and a construction business.

Lawrence has a unique approach to employee engagement and his philanthropy has seen him transform the lives of thousands of people by helping to raise millions of pounds, donating his time and that of his team, and investing heavily in education and development.

Richard Preece is the Executive Lead for Quality of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.

We are thrilled to bring him on board as an ambassador for Health and Wellbeing.

Richard Preece

Liam Gallimore

More info to follow soon.

More info to follow soon.

Rachel Ware

Eamonn O’Neal

Eamonn is the Chief Executive of St Ann’s Hospice, which has three sites across Greater Manchester. Prior to joining as CEO, he was chairman of trustees at St Ann’s. Previously, he was Managing Editor of the Manchester Evening News and Group Managing Editor of Trinity Mirror’s regional newspapers and websites across the country.

His media career includes having been a presenter, Director of Broadcasting and Head of Regional Programmes with Granada Television and Executive Producer of ITV’s network daytime programming. He continues to present programmes for BBC Radio Manchester.

He has a B.Ed in special educational needs, having started his working life as a teacher. He has an MSc in management and was awarded Doctor of Arts from the University of Bolton in recognition of outstanding contributions to the media and charity.

Eamonn is a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester.