Deputy Lieutenants

The Deputy Lieutenants of Greater Manchester assist the Lord-Lieutenant in his duties. They undertake various tasks such as attending all Citizenship Ceremonies throughout the county, making cheque presentations, giving talks and a plethora of other duties as determined by the Lord-Lieutenant. Find out more about the Deputy Lieutenants by accessing their individual pages through the links provided here.

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Mr Asrar Ul-Haq DL
Having served as a police officer for 30 years, Asrar received numerous awards/commendations from High Court Judges, Magistrates and Chief Constables for his work.  He received a National award for Innovation in Policing from the Home Secretary and later was the recipient of a national award for Inspirational Leadership. Asrar served in a range of departments… Continue reading
Amanda WadsworthAmanda Wadsworth MBE DL
Amanda Wadsworth has been a passionate and dedicated career Civil Servant for over thirty-six years. She has worked for a number of key government departments including the Department of Transport, Department of the Environment and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in a variety of different job-roles ranging from operational management delivery, government procurement, learning… Continue reading
Mrs Mary-Liz Walker JP DL
Mary-Liz grew up in south Dublin and was educated at St Mary’s College, Arklow where she boarded.  A Senior Bank Official at Bank of Ireland’s Head Office, she transferred to their Leeds branch when she married her Mancunian husband, Peter in 1985.  In the 1990s Mary-Liz changed careers, qualifying as a Horticulturist (RHS Wisley), Garden… Continue reading
Mike Walmsley MBE DL
Mike Walmsley is an Operations Manager for Willmott Dixon Construction. He began his career as a Graduate Manager after studying Construction Management at the University of Salford. During his 15 years with the business, he has been responsible for the delivery of numerous projects across the region including leisure centres, care homes & schools. He… Continue reading
John C. Willis Esq. DL BA CIPFA
John was Chief Executive of Salford City Council from 1993 until his retirement in 2006. In this capacity he was also Clerk to the Greater Manchester Police Authority. Prior to being appointed Chief Executive, he was City Treasurer at Salford for seven years. John studied at the University of Manchester and gained the degree of Bachelor… Continue reading
Karen Wilson DL
Born and bred in Wythenshawe, Karen is a proud Mancunian. Schooled at Baguley Hall Junior School followed by Brookway High School, she went on to work in a bank before deciding that there had to be something more exciting in the world. Mysteriously she decided to become a lawyer and went on to study law… Continue reading
Lorraine Worsley-Carter MBE DL
Lorraine is a former freelance broadcaster, mainly with the BBC, as well as film editor with Granada Television. In 1998, Lorraine was awarded the M.B.E. for “outstanding service to broadcasting and the community”, ad became a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester in 2008. In addition to this role, she is part of the Greater Manchester… Continue reading
Anne-Marie Wynne DL
Anne-Marie was born in Stockport and lived the majority of her life in the area.After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 2001 Anne-Marie has spent her career working in the charity sector, spending 15 years fundraising at Marie Curie before moving to her current role as Head of Fundraising for St Ann’s Hospice where… Continue reading
Lisa Kit Yee Yam DL LLB(hons), BSc(Hons), MSc, PGDipLP
Lisa is a solicitor and partner in the firm of Brindle & Yam Solicitors.   She specialises in immigration and commercial matters and over the years has built up particular expertise in advising overseas individuals and companies looking to invest and do business in the UK.  Lisa plays an active role in the local community in… Continue reading
Kui Man Gerry Yeung OBE DL
Gerry was born in Guangzhou, China and came to Manchester as a teenager with his family, completed his education in UK, graduated from University of York and joined the family business, Yang Sing Restaurant, at its inception.    He now runs Yang Sing Cathay and Wokooshii at Manchester's popular Trafford Centre, has been a successful restaurateur… Continue reading