Paul Ormerod (Chair),
Rochdale Development Agency operates independently as a business while maintaining strong links to Rochdale Borough Council. The Council and the RDA work together to promote the economic well-being of the borough with the RDA leading on engagement with investors and developers.
The RDA is governed by a Board of Directors which includes senior representatives from education, the Council and the private sector. All board members having equal voting rights. The Chair is Paul Ormerod, renowned economist and best selling author.
Rochdale Borough Council
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