Published: 1st Nov 2018

The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) has appointed two new board members, including the former leader of Greenwich Council. Denise Hyland (pictured) and Niall Bolger have joined CLES’s board of trustees. Cllr Hyland has provided political leadership on the economy of the Royal Borough of Greenwich since 2007, when she was appointed as cabinet member for economy and skills. She was leader of the council between May 2014 and May 2018, and has since returned as cabinet member for economy, skills and apprenticeships. During her time in Greenwich, Cllr Hyland has developed a wealth of experience from a local authority which has faced great levels of change, change which is increasingly being experienced by other towns and cities outside London. Niall Bolger has recently been appointed as the chief executive of London Borough of Hounslow and is due to commence this appointment in December 2018. He has been involved in … (To read the full article, subscribe below)