Ernst & Young consultant brings corporate experience to Visit Manchester

Visit Manchester has appointed former Ernst & Young consultant Steven Small as head of business tourism.

Visit Manchester appoints Steven Small
Visit Manchester appoints Steven Small

Small, who has worked for Ernst & Young and the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), will head up a team of 12 in his new role.

Visit Manchester managing director Paul Simpson said: "Steven’s background in dealing with corporate clients to influence investment decisions, develop business plans and access public funding will be a great asset to the business tourism team. He has an in-depth knowledge of the workings of the Manchester city-region and the importance of the visitor economy."

Small replaces Catherine Walker, who had been head of business tourism at Visit Manchester for four years, but left on 14 October to join investment firm Midas.

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