Vice-Chancellor joins Metro Mayor’s advisory team

The Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has appointed the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Janet Beer, as a special adviser.

The Vice-Chancellor is one of a group of advisors appointed to support the Metro Mayor’s administration on areas including; Higher Education, Voluntary and Community sector, Natural Environment, Social Housing Growth, Homelessness, Mental Health and the Visitor Economy.

The appointment of Mayoral advisers is about utilising independent strategic advice from talent across the Liverpool City Region who will support the ‘bold’ programme and vision of the Metro Mayor.


Professor Beer, said: “Higher education Institutions make a significant contribution to the social and economic development of the Liverpool region.

“I am therefore delighted to have been invited by the Mayor to join this group, and look forward to bringing the perspective of my years of experience in higher education to its work.”

Metro Mayor Rotheram, said: “The role of the advisers is about utilising experts from right across Merseyside and Halton who are doing pioneering work in their fields to improve business opportunities and the lives of ordinary people.”

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