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Lesley Kirkpatrick

Board member

Lesley is the former chief executive of Techniquest. Since taking up her role in February 2016, Lesley’s priority has been to lead the charity through a period of sustained change, remodelling the business operation to create new opportunities for income generation, all aimed at securing the charity’s long-term future.

Between 2013 and 2016, Lesley was the Wales director for The Prince’s Trust Cymru. She led the pan-Wales operation which delivered educational and employability programmes for thousands of disadvantaged young people across the country. Lesley has over 33 years of experience, working in the fields of regeneration, economic development and planning in local government. As well as The Prince’s Trust, she has worked in leadership roles for local authorities (and a National Park Authority) in both England and Wales.