Meet the Team

Picture of Tony Wade.

Tony Wade

Finance Director

T: 0151 227 2727


As Executive Director with the Liverpool City Region LEP, Tony is the Finance Director and is also responsible for the operational support functions of the LEP including Central Administration, HR, IT and Communications.

Prior to joining the LEP Tony was the Deputy Director of Finance at the University of Liverpool where he was also the Company Secretary to a number of commercial subsidiaries and was also interim Director for Research and Business Services. Prior to Higher Education he held senior finance roles in the NHS after commencing his career in Local Government and so has a good experience of the breadth of the public sector.

Tony was named Finance Director of the Year for Liverpool City Region at the 2015 Finance Director of the Year awards.

Register of Interests


Central Administration

Julie Simons

PA to the Executive Team

0151 237 3900


Carolyn Knott

Partnership Manager

0151 237 3927

Shelley Lockett

Head of Communications

0151 237 3910

Nina Robb

Media & Communications Executive

0151 237 3893

Suzi Smith

Events & Communications Executive

0151 237 3940

Economic Strategy

Nicola Christie

Economic Analyst

0151 237 3968


Danielle Holmes

Finance Officer – Payroll/Treasury

0151 237 3909

Rachel Kent

Management Accountant

0151 237 3529

Lynne Myerscough

Credit Control/Management Accounts Officer

0151 237 3912

Ali McKenna

Finance Officer – Purchase Ledger