Colin is Chief Exec of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool), which aims to transform a major part of the city centre into a world-leading innovation district.
He started his career in the music industry – managing bands and owning nightclubs – before moving on to produce major televised events.
Colin was Chief Exec of Manchester’s investment agency (MIDAS) and, before taking up his role in KQ Liverpool, was a Director at the property firm Bruntwood, leading their diversification into science parks and creative workspace.
A Liverpool FC fan, Colin grew up in Southport and now regularly commutes into Liverpool on his bike from Ormskirk. He is a keen endurance athlete and from these events has raised in excess of £10k for both local and national children’s and cancer charities.