A member of The Mere since 1987, Gary could see the huge potential for the club and in 2008 was appointed as The Mere’s Chairman and was instrumental in working with Mark Boler to secure funding and planning to bring about the transformation of The Mere in March 2012 following its £15m resort redevelopment.
Gary is also a fully qualified accountant and insolvency practitioner and founding partner of Hale based, Milner & Co.Having qualified as an accountant in 1983, Gary was the founding partner of Milner & Co, a general practice providing a full range of accountant and tax services. Following the merger into Milner Boardman, Gary expanded his skills becoming a qualified Licensed Insolvency Practitioner in 2000.
In 2003 he finally severed his links with the general practice to take up Corporate Recovery work which still combines with his role as The Mere’s Chairman.
Corbett’s role as Chairman focuses on the financial performance and growth of The Mere resort, identifying opportunities to extend the resort’s services and offerings to guests.
A former Captain of Mere Golf & Country Club, in his spare time he will usually be found on the golf course or following his beloved Manchester City. A child of the 60’s, he grew up in a family of wool traders. Consequently, he considers himself one the only Insolvency Practitioner who can knit! Gary also completed his first triathlon last year, competing in the North West Triathlon in Nantwich.
Gary lives in Cheshire with his wife Jean.