Henri Murison was appointed the first Director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership - an independent body established to represent the voice of major business and civic leaders across the North, by the RT Hon George Osbourne MP.
Having spent over five years as a Cabinet member at Newcastle City Council, where he held the Quality of Life remit, Henri has held the position of Research Director at the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire and, most recently, leading on Public Affairs at the Yorkshire Building Society, where he made the Bradford-headquartered mutual a leading voice on Northern investment and infrastructure matters.
Henri went to school in Boroughbridge and Harrogate in Yorkshire. After graduating from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Social & Political Sciences, Henri has been back in the North for over a decade. He has a passion and true commitment to the Northern Powerhouse and will lead the efforts to make a coherent case for the North’s continued promotion and advancements.