Peace in our time as Midlands Connect appoints independent chair

MIDLANDS Connect, the partnership tasked with developing a transport blueprint to unlock economic growth and jobs, has appointed businessman Sir John Peace as its independent chair.

Peace, who is chairman of clothing and accessories business Burberry Group and banking group Standard Chartered said: “I am delighted and excited to be working with Midlands Connect.

“I care deeply about the Midlands and I’m extremely proud of its heritage and role as the UK’s manufacturing heartland.

“But... For the full story register now for free or login below...