Lord Bilimoria CBE, DL of Chelsea, has announced that he will be taking the post of Chair of the Manufacturing Commission.
Lord Bilimoria, a cross-bench Peer in the House of Lords, is looking forward to driving forward the recommendations of the Commission's Industrial Evolution report. He is also an experienced manufacturer as the co-founder of Cobra Beer, and is Chancellor of the University of Birmingham.
He said: ‘I am honoured to Chair the cross-party Manufacturing Commission, which undertakes in-depth research into some of the most pressing issues facing the UK manufacturing sector. The recommendations made in the Commission’s reports play an important role in driving forward policies to strengthen and grow UK manufacturing, which is such a fundamental part of our economy.’