ABOUT FRANK MCKENNA

Frank McKenna is the founder and chief executive of Downtown in Business. Before establishing the Downtown brand Frank was a full time politician, serving as the leader of the North West Regional Assembly, deputy leader of Lancashire County Council and a Parliamentary Assistant. He was also the chairman of economic development company Lancashire Enterprises, and at the time Insider magazine described him as ‘the most powerful politician in the North West.’ The Financial Times said he was ‘New Labour’s man in the North.’

Since entering the world of business, Frank has served on the Merseyside Entrepreneurship Commission; Liverpool Vision’s Strategic Planning board; and advisory boards on both the Lancashire and Liverpool Local Enterprise Partnership’s. From 2008-2013 he was a Non Executive Director of a hospital trust board.

With an impressive list of connections in both the public and private sector Frank is now acknowledged as one of the most influential business voices in the region. A regular public speaker, contributor to television news programmes and to business and political publications.

He spends his spare time at the gym, Goodison Park and with his family.

"THE BITTERNESS OF POOR QUALITY REMAINS LONG AFTER THE SWEETNESS OF LOW PRICE IS FORGOTTEN"

LATEST NEWS FROM FRANK

Blogs

Mainstream has no answer to Farrage & friends

Frank McKenna predicts a win for the Brexit Party in the forthcoming Euro Elections – and future success unless the…
Blogs

A plague on both your houses

This week Frank McKenna suggests that we may be witnessing the end of the traditional two-party domination of British politics…
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The state we’re in

Fed up with Brexit? So is Frank McKenna, so this week he focusses on some of the issues he believes…
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A pointless election?

In his latest blog, Frank McKenna suggests that the forthcoming European elections will be a pointless exercise that will have…
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