Current High Sheriff

Kathy Cowell OBE, DL

Kathy Cowell OBE DL

Kathy Cowell OBE DL

A banker by profession, I spent most of my career with Cheshire Building Society in a variety of roles.

I have held various Non-Executive roles in the Health Service over a period of 20 years, including Vice Chair of Warrington Hospital, Chair of East Cheshire NHS Trust, and Chair of the Cheshire PCT Cluster with responsibility for transforming Primary Care in line with new Government legislation. Currently, I am a Non-Executive Director on Central Manchester Universities Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

I have also been involved in a number of charities and Government bodies – Manchester United Community Foundation, Cheshire Community Foundation, Active Cheshire (Vice Chair) and Cheshire Young Carers (Vice Chair).

I have been a member of the Lord Chancellors Advisory Committee for Cheshire on Justices of the Peace and have chaired the Courts Board for Cheshire and Merseyside.

I am currently Chair of Your Housing Group (a registered Housing Provider with 33,000 homes across the North West) and also of the Aldridge Group of Colleges in Darwen.

Married to John, we have two sons, Michael and Andrew; and two grandchildren, Harry and Constance.

My hobbies are tennis, golf, swimming and gardening.

Contact Details:

1 Bridgefield Avenue, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 2JS
Tel 07860 923452
P.A. Jo Redmond: 07876 502801


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