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Executive Chairman of Prospect Leicestershire – the new economic development company for Leicester and Leicestershire – charged with regeneration, inward investment, business innovation and support and driving economic growth.
International consultant on media, communications and cohesion.
Editor in Chief and a director of the Leicester Mercury Group from June 1993 to February 2009, was previously editor of the South Wales Evening Post, in Swansea, South Wales.
Joint honours degree in history and politics from Warwick University.
Lives in the centre of Leicester and is closely involved in issues surrounding the development of the city and county, particularly regarding the diversity of Leicester and its communities. In 2001 started what is now the city's Multicultural Advisory Group, comprised of senior figures from all communities who meet to consider and advise on diversity issues. He is currently chair of that group.
Member, advisory board, Institute for Community Cohesion.
Member, Parliamentary & Legal Committee, Society of Editors (chairman 1997-99).
Prince's Trust board member for Leicestershire and Rutland. 2003-2008
Chair of the Mercury Action Trust 2001-2009.
Member of the Home Office Media Practitioner Group 2002-4.
Member of the Leicestershire Advisory Board for Common Purpose.
Fellow of the Royal Society for the support of Arts, Manufactures and Science (FRSA).
The Leicester Mercury was named UK Regional Newspaper of the Year in 2001, and was shortlisted in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2008.
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Telephone:  0116 242 5627.      Mobile:   07801309530.         Email: nick.carter63@ntlworld.com