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Tony Carr FRSA, Managing Director
Tony leads the team and has a distinguished career in specialist business support for social enterprise, private enterprise and supporting new initiatives in broadcast media.

Clive Hirst FRSA, Founder
Clive’s extensive management experience has encompassed many contexts, from large departments in secondary schools to Deputy Chief Officer and Projects Manager at the Council for Voluntary Service in Blackpool.

He now plays an active part in Social Enterprise Places.

Alistair Clarke MBE FRSA, Chair
Qualified business advisor and marketer, Alistair has spent his career in the media having worked as a news editor for a number of radio stations and extensive PR experience for major international companies. Alistair is a director of four companies including Selnet, the social enterprise Lancashire network where he is vice chair.

Dennis Langley FRSA
Dennis is a highly experienced project manager in the fields of innovation, technology transfer and business support services, specifically for social enterprises and spin-outs.

 John Barnett MBE DL

In addition to the extensive experience of its practitioners, Social Enterprise Solutions CIC benefits a great deal from strong governance with external board directors drawn from the private and public sectors plus the wider third sector, including the High Sheriff of Lancashire 2016/17 John Barnett MBE DL, seen here with his wife, Danielle.

Jonathan Walton

CMI Level 5 in Business Management & Leadership, qualified Project Manager with Prince2. Thirty years’ service at Department for Work & Pensions and currently delivering transformation via the government’s  Major Project Portfolio.