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Board Members

John O'Brien :: Board Members :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Non Executive Chairman

John became chair in November 2017, bringing a breadth of experience and an extensive track record behind him.

As a partner at KPMG John led radical change, reshaping his business areas by merger, acquisition and significant recruitment.

Mark Basnett :: Board Members :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Non Executive Director

Mark has a wealth of experience of driving investment and enterprise in the Merseyside region.

Managing Director for Liverpool LEP, Mark was formerly the Director of Investment at the Mersey Partnership which has now transitioned into the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (Liverpool LEP) where he is Executive Director for key Growth Sectors.

Elaine O'Donnell :: Board Members :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Non Executive Director

Elaine started her career at PWC before joining Ernst & Young in 1998. She became a partner there in 2005 until she left the company in 2012.

Elaine joined the MSIF board as a Non Executive Director in August 2016 and also holds to other NED positions with Games Workshop Group PLC and The Manufacturing Institute.

Neil Ashbridge :: Board Members :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Non Executive Director

Neil Ashbridge joined the MSIF Board in July 2018.

Neil has a wealth of experience as having held numerous director positions including roles within Wales Industrial Development Board, University of Liverpool Management School, Professional Liverpool and West Cheshire and North Wales Chamber of Commerce.