Dr Ebrahim Adia
Location: Preston | UK
Provost, Executive Team University of central Lancashire
Chairman Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
I serve as a member of the UCLan Board which includes membership of the Nominations Committee which is responsible for all appointments to the University Board.
I am a local Councillor in Bolton where I previously held the Children's Services Executive Cabinet portfolio with responsibility for education, safeguarding and children in care. I am currently the Executive Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources with responsibility for council finance, the budget planning process, performance management, human resources and organisational development, ICT, customer relations, economy, employment and skills, town centres and key development sites, housing services, planning, the anti-poverty strategy, the voluntary sector, cohesion, youth, leisure and sport. I am the former joint Vice-Chair of NHS Bolton.
I was appointed as a Commissioner on the Commisison on Integration and Cohesion by the Secretary of State for Communites and Local Government in 2006. The report produced by the Commisison 'Our Shared Futures' continues to influence public policy in Britain.