Deputy Lieutenants

Serving Deputy Lieutenants of Greater Manchester assist the Lord-Lieutenant in her 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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Anna Reeves DL
Born in 1964, Anna went to school in Cambridgeshire and trained to be a teacher in Reading before moving to Leigh near Wigan. She spent six years teaching in a special school where she fell in love with the potential for technology to transform the lives of children with complex needs and in 1997, she… Continue reading
Michael David Rollinson JP DL
Michael was born in Salford in 1990, the youngest of 2 children to a young family. He gained his degree in Geography from The University of Salford and went on to train to be a teacher at Manchester Metropolitan University. Since then, he has worked in schools in Salford before joining Manchester Grammar School in… Continue reading
Dame Nancy J Rothwell DBE DL DSc PhD FRS FMedSci FRSB
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, FRS, is President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester.  She joined the Victoria University of Manchester in 1987, became Professor of Physiology in 1994 and held an MRC Research Chair from 1998 to 2010. Concurrent with her Faculty posts she has also held University roles as Vice-President for Research (2004-2007)… Continue reading
Ian Sandiford JP DL
Ian was born in Rochdale in 1949 and is married to Janet. They have one daughter and two grandchildren. He was educated at Rochdale Technical School for Boys, before joining the family retail business. In 1969 he expanded the business and started a new retail business in art and craft materials, which later developed into… Continue reading
Professor Dame Robina Shah DBE JP DL FRCGP (Hons) SHFEA PhD
Robina is Professor of Medical Education and Psychosocial Medicine at Manchester University Medical School. She is a Chartered Consultant Psychologist, an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and President of the Medicine and Society Council at the Royal Society of Medicine. Robina is an established author with a specialist interest in medical… Continue reading
Vikas Shah MBE
Vikas is a serial-entrepreneur & philanthropist.  Vikas started his first technology business aged just 14, and is currently CEO of Swiscot Group (a diversified international trading business). He is a venture-investor in fast-growing technology businesses internationally and sits as a Non-Executive Director and advisor to numerous organisations. Vikas was awarded an MBE for Services to Business and… Continue reading
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 Wadsworth MBE DL
Amanda Wadsworth has been a passionate and dedicated career Civil Servant for forty years. She has worked for a number of key government departments including: Department for Transport, Department for the Environment and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Her career has been extensive, ranging from operational management delivery, government procurement, learning and development and… Continue reading
Mrs Mary-Liz Walker JP DL
Originally from South Dublin, Mary-Liz transferred from Bank of Ireland’s Head Office to their Leeds branch when she married her Salfordian husband. Several years of daily trans-Pennine commuting sparked a change in career and she graduated in Horticulture (RHS Wisley) and Garden Design (Reaseheath). While studying Garden and Landscape History at Manchester University, sheestablished her… 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
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”, and 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