Educated at Manchester Grammar School and subsequently achieving a Diploma in Industrial Relations at Manchester Business School, Clive was employed by the Engineering Employers’ Federation from 1967-2009 where he served as Head of Employee Relations.
Clive is a long-serving Independent Member of the Corporation Board having initially been a lay Member of the Corporation’s Audit Committee before his appointment to the College Corporation. Clive was elected as Corporation Vice Chair in 2008 and is Chair of the Corporation’s Audit Committee. He also serves as a Member of the Remuneration and Search Committees and, since 2 March 2017, as a Member of the Standards Committee.
His ambition is to help in overseeing a continuing improvement in the overall performance of the College and, as Chair of the Audit Committee, maintaining the College’s outstanding financial health grade.