Core Executive

Pam  Pam Waddell – Director

Iain  Iain Mansell – Smart City Alliance & CDIS Interim Project Manager

Alan  Alan Carr – Innovative Low Carbon Working Group

Cheryl  Cheryl Perry – Innovative Health Working Group

Jane.jpg  Jane Holmes – Project and Partnership Manager

Keerti Rajput 2 Keerti Rajput – Events Assistant

Resourcing Partners


Accountable Body

The Innovation Alliance is not a legal entity but operates via an accountable body. The Black Country Consortium Ltd has agreed to take on this role for the initial 12 months of the Innovation Alliance, in the first instance, on behalf of the 3 LEPs and other resourcing partners.

Steering Group

The Innovation Alliance WM Steering Group will steer, oversee and connect Innovation Alliance activities and will work with the Executive Team to develop a sustainable model for resourcing the Innovation Alliance WM.  The Steering Group will be made up of WG Chairs and representatives of resourcing organisations and Chaired by the Director of the accountable body (Sarah Middleton, Black Country Consortium). BEIS and InnovateUK are invited as observers.