Peter Banks Esq. DL

Peter BanksPeter was born in 1939 and was educated at Bolton School before being Articled with J. Wild and Co. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and was employed by Harmood, Banner, Cash, Stone and Mounsey who eventually became Deloitte Touche.

During his working life, Peter was appointed Financial Director with Milliken, an American owned textile and chemical group, whose headquarters are in Wigan, as well as being F.D. to each of the associated and subsidiary companies throughout Europe. Milliken was winner of the European Quality Award in 1993.

Peter has formerly been a Non-executive Director of Excellence North West Ltd; a Member of North West Regional Council of Confederation of British Industry and a Founding Non-executive Director of Greater Manchester Ambulance Trust.

Peter continues to work in the local community and remains a Foundation Governor at Holy Cross Sixth Form College in Bury; a General Commissioner of Income Tax; Chairman of Greater Manchester Advisory Committee on General Commissioners of Income Tax and a non-executive Director North of England Excellence Ltd.

Peter was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant in 2007; he is married to Jennifer and they have 5 children.