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  • Senior Management Team

    The senior management team of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority is headed by the Managing Director, with each of the Directors having clearly defined areas of responsibility.

    Managing Director

    Ben Still

    Director of Resources

    Responsible for leading and directing the delivery of all corporate services including Legal & Democratic Services, Human Resources, ICT, Finance, Business Planning and Health & Safety. To act as the statutory Section 151 Financial Officer for WYCA.

    Angela Taylor

    Director  of Policy, Strategy and Communications

    Responsible for defining, developing and securing appropriate economic, transport and related policy and strategy for the Leeds City Region.  To lead in securing funding and powers from Central Government in support of the devolution agenda. To lead in the communication of policies, strategies, programmes and projects.

    Rob Norreys

    Director of Transport Services

    Responsible for leading and directing the development and delivery of all transport services.

    Dave Pearson

    Executive Head of Economic Services

    Responsible for providing strategic leadership on the delivery of all economic services - skills and employment, business growth/competitiveness; and international trade and invesment.

    Sue Cooke

    Director of Delivery

    Responsible for defining, developing and implementing all programme and project processes for WYCA and the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership.

    Melanie Corcoran