Leading businesswoman named Liberal Democrat mayoral candidiate

BIRMINGHAM City University’s director of corporate affairs, Beverley Nielsen has been named as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Metro Mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Ms Nielsen, a well-known figure in the Midlands business community, plans to draw on her 22-year career in the region to appeal to voters.

Her career to date has included roles as Director of CBI West Midlands, Chief Executive of the Heart of England Tourist Board, managing director of AGA Rangemaster subsidiary Fired Earth ... For the full story register now for free or login below...