Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Greater Manchester
Patron of the Educate-North Awards
Member of the Lord Lieutenant’s Advisory Committee
Chairman of the Trafford Advisory Committee to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
Committee Member of Manchester Turning Point.
Director of Trafford Business Venture.
Member of the North West Business Leadership Team.
Member of The East Manchester Partnership.
Director of the Salford and Trafford Groundwork Trust.
Member of the Greater Manchester Economic Development Corporation, participating in trade missions to Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.
British Irish Industry Circle
Services to Education
Ambassador Fellow of Liverpool John Moores University.
Member of Board of Regents, Liverpool Hope University.
Sponsor and Trustee, John Kennedy Lecture, Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool.
Sponsor, John Kennedy Lecture in Republic of Ireland, founded in 2007.
Trustee and Director from November 1st 2005 till 2009 (previously member) of the Campus of Salford University
Governor of Liverpool John Moores University
Honorary Companion of Manchester Victoria University.
Member of The Court of Manchester Victoria University.
Founder Member of the Board of the Foundation of Manchester Victoria University.
Member of the Council of the Institute of Irish Studies of Liverpool University.
Sat on the Engineering Initiative Committee, Department of Civil Engineering, under the Chairmanship of Professor Peter Montague, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Manchester Victoria University.
Support given for graduate and postgraduate research, largely in the field of polymer technology, under the auspices of an associate company in liaison with UMIST.
Member of the Corporation of North Trafford College
Supporter of the Tottington High School bid for Specialist Maths/IT status
Supporter of the Blessed Thomas Holford High School bid for Specialist Maths/IT status
Golf, swimming and music.
Carlton Club, London
St.James’s Club, Manchester.
Northenden Golf Club.
Honorary Life Member of the Enniscrone Golf Club, County Sligo, Ireland.
Hale Barns Cricket Club.
Photograph: John Kennedy on his appointment as a Papal Knight