Sir Howard Bernstein accepts honorary professorship of politics
(6 April 2017)
Sir Howard Bernstein will join the University this month as an Honorary Professor of Politics in the School of Social Sciences, following his retirement as Chief Executive of Manchester City Council.
Sir Howard will also become a part-time advisor to the University on government interactions, healthcare delivery, devolution, culture and international links, along with continuing as Chair of the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre.
Sir Howard Bernstein has worked for Manchester City Council for 45 years, serving as Chief Executive since 1998 where he has performed a central role in the regeneration and economic growth of the city.
Prior to his role as Council Chief Executive, he led Manchester Millennium Ltd from 1991 to 1996, where he oversaw the transformation of the city centre following the IRA bombing.
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