Deputy Lieutenants

The 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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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