Our Speakers

Hazel Blears - Non-executive director of the Co-operative Group and of Land and Lakes Ltd. Chair of the Social Investment Business, Chair of Salford University Institute for Dementia and a trustee of the Alzheimer’s Society

Hazel Blears Social Value Summit speaker Hazel was a lawyer in private practice and local government for 20 years.  She was also a Councillor on Salford City Council for 8 years and was elected to Parliament in 1997.

Whilst an MP, Hazel held ministerial roles in Government in Health, Police and Counter Terrorism and was Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.  She was then a member of the Intelligence and Security Committee.

Hazel is now a non-executive director of the Co-operative Group and also of Land and Lakes Ltd. 
Hazel is Chair of the Social Investment Business, Chair of Salford University Institute for Dementia and a trustee of the Alzheimer’s Society. 

 

 

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