Executive Chair of Sigma Inpartnership, Duncan Sutherland, has been appointed as Non-Executive Director to the Board of HS2 Ltd, the independent company set up to deliver a high speed rail network between London and the North of England by the Transport Secretary.
Regeneration company, Sigma Inpartnership is extremely active in the North West with its two joint venture partnerships. The Higher Broughton Partnership, which is a limited partnership formed in 2004 between Salford City Council, Royal Bank of Scotland and Sigma InPartnership, is eight years into a 12 year regeneration plan in Higher Broughton, Salford. Regeneration Liverpool is a Limited Liability Partnership, established in March 2007 between Sigma Inpartnership and Liverpool City Council, to assist the Council with its ambitious regeneration strategy for the city.
Duncan Sutherland said of his appointment: “I am very happy to be joining the Board of HS2 Ltd. This is a fantastic opportunity in what is one of the most exciting projects in Europe and essential for the economy of the country and particularly the North West.
“I will work to ensure that the regenerative benefits, and opportunities for long term, large scale development, are maximised across the high speed network.”
Duncan has been appointed to the project for three years and takes up the post immediately.
Duncan is also appointed by Scottish Ministers as a Non-Executive Board Director of the Scottish Canals Board.