Greater Manchester Skills and Employment Partnership Strategy Group

The Strategy Group is accountable to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership. Its role is to agree GM’s priorities and strategic direction around skills and employment. It also has oversight of labour market performance and all state funded activity relating to skills and employment.


Cllr Sean Anstee (Chair) – Trafford Council, representing GMCA 
Cllr Sue Murphy – Manchester City Council, representing GMCA 
Mike Blackburn – BT, representing GM LEP 
Clive Memmott – Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce 
Mark Currie – Mantra Learning, representing GMLPN 
Peter Ryder – Tameside College, representing GMCG 
Karen Lee / Phil Royle – Jobcentre Plus 
Mike Emmerich – New Economy 
Theresa Grant – Trafford Council, representing GMCA

Papers and Minutes

24 January 2014 (206kb)
16 May 2014 (1145kb)


Michaela Jones – PA to Acting Director of Skills & Employment
Email –
Tel: 0161 237 4110