Les is one of the founder business members of the Coventry & Warwickshire Champions and Place Board and is Chairman. Les also represents the Place Board on the Coventry & Warwickshire Growth HUB and Coventry City of Culture Place Boards.
Les is also a Trustee and board member of the Coventry and Warwickshire Children’s Charity in aid of the NSPCC.
Les retired from JLR after 43 years and was head of Community Relations. He continues to support Community Engagement in the West Midlands and is a Deputy Lieutenant at the West Midlands Lieutenancy.
Prior to joining Jaguar Les served in the Regular Army in the Parachute Regiment and 32 years with the Reserve Forces.
He is married with two children and lives in Nuneaton Warwickshire.