Professional & Business Services

Professional and Business Services (PBS) generates more than £4.3billion per annum in gross value added. With over 12,000 businesses employing 93,000 people; PBS constitutes 14.4% of all jobs in LCR.  PBS plays an important enabling role in Liverpool City Region growth.

The Professional & Business Services Board drives the sector strategy and relies on private sector participation to ensure we are addressing industry needs, future proofing skills requirements and creating a long-term plan for the business community. Current Chair is Steve Stuart who practised corporate finance in Liverpool and beyond for the past 30 years.



Financial & Professional Services Board

The Professional & Business Services Board is formed from Professional Liverpool members and others in the City Region business community interested in driving forward a strategy for growth in the sector.

Steve Stuart


Ann Marie Atkins


Joanne Anderson


Glenn Bemment


Simon Bolton

Edge Hill University

Graham Bond


Charlie Cai

University of Liverpool

Michelle Charters

Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre

Paul Cherpeau

Liverpool & Sefton Chamber of Commerce

Peter Commins

Kier Construction

Sher Galer

Barclays EagleLabs

Tawhid Islam

Islam & Co

Jennifer Lee


Alison Lobb


Ben Miller

DLA Piper

Tim Nichol


Matt Noon

Hill Dickinson

Jan Peters

USP Creative

Philip Rooney

Professional Liverpool

Andrew Ruffler

Professional Liverpool

Mark Sykes


Damian Waters


Jo Whittingham

Liverpool Hope University

Catriona Wolfenden

Weightmans LLP

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