Liverpool City Region appoints two executive directors

Written by: Prithvi Pandya
Published on: 29 Nov 2021
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Richard and Aileen [square]Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has appointed Richard McGuckin as executive director place, while Dr Aileen Jones has been appointed as executive director investment and delivery.

McGuckin will start his role in early February 2022 and will join from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council where he is currently director of town centres investment.

Jones begins her role with immediate effect and is currently interim executive director of strategic commissioning and delivery at the combined authority.

They will work closely with partners to provide strategic expertise, advice and guidance on place-shaping and regeneration, integrated transport, infrastructure, investment and project delivery to unlock the potential of the city region and drive inclusive economic growth and social value.

Jones said: “Working with our partners, my key priorities include taking forward our investment strategy alongside developing our plan for prosperity, making sure we have a high-quality pipeline of projects so we are ready to secure funding and encouraging more inward investment to the city region, alongside delivering key projects in skills, employment, housing and tackling homelessness.”

Image credit | Liverpool City Region Combined Authority