Peter Fell

Peter Fell, has since 2000 been the Director of Regional and Economic Affairs at the University of Manchester. He has a responsibility for managing the University's complex civic and regional strategic relationships. Peter has a very comprehensive understanding of the region's political and business environment having worked previously at senior level for a number of public bodies - including the NorthWest Regional Assembly, Stockport Council and Merseyside TEC.

Peter has a particular expertise in civic and regional governance matters and sits on numerous regional and city regional boards and committees. He is a member of the CBI Regional Council and 4North West's Economic Development Committee. Peter has a keen interest in enterprise and skills issues. He has served as a school governor for over 15 years. He is a founder governor of the ManchesterCollege. He is also a former chair of Euro Info Centre North West.

Peter is passionate about the arts. As well as being chair of All about Audiences he is a board member of the Cornerhouse and a member of Council for Tate Liverpool. He is past regional chair of the RSAand a former member of the RSA council. Peter has a long standing interest in history and heritage issues. He has a Masters degree from Kings College, University of Cambridge in History. He is Vice Chairman of the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester (MOSI) a trustee of the Manchester Monastery and honorary Strategy and International Affairs Advisor to the Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation.


Rebuttal by the Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) to "A Golden Age in Science, Full of Light and Shadow" by Edward Rothstein published in The New York Times, December 10, 2010 The 1001 Inventions exhibition, which highlights the scientific legacy of Muslim civilization...