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Investment & Support for the Liverpool City Region and the North West

  • The MSIF Board

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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

Managing Director, Growth Platform- Liverpool City Region Growth Company

Mark is a highly motivated and experienced Executive Director with over 30 years’ experience in driving economic regeneration through the attraction, support, and growth of business, locally, nationally and internationally.

As Managing Director of Growth Platform, Liverpool City Region’s Growth Company, Mark is responsible for delivering growth across the region by simplifying and coordinating the business landscape on behalf of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership.

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.