Heritage Trust for The North West has appointed Network trustee, Michael Guy as its new Chief Executive.
Michael has held key roles in national heritage organisations for the last decade. He has also worked in fields of law and regeneration with a particular focus on grant funding.
The Manchester-based heritage professional brings a wealth of experience to the Trust gleaned from his time at English Heritage, National Lottery Heritage Fund, North West Regeneration Agency and Homes England.
Heritage for the North West is the north’s leading heritage and building conservation trust.
The Trust breathes new life into heritage properties which were once at risk and shares them with communities.
Established in 1978 by John Miller, the organisation leads significant regional projects and owns and/or manages over 30 historic buildings including Lytham Hall, Pendle Heritage Centre, Bank Hall and Higherford Mill.
Michael Guy said: “I am delighted to be joining a fantastic organisation which protects, preserves and promotes amazing heritage across the region. We have an excellent team and a fantastic group of volunteers and loyal audiences. I am really positive about the future and look forward to continuing our excellent existing activity as well as pursuing new projects.”