Vice Lord Lieutenant
The current Vice Lord-Lieutenant for The West Midlands is Colonel George Marsh TD.
George worked for construction company Galliford, including ten years as Chief Executive. Since retiring he has been involved as non-executive Chairman and Director with a number of construction businesses, and is chair of Arden Estate Partnerships based in Coventry providing estate solutions to the healthcare sector.
He has particular interests in sustainability, skills and best practice in construction, having served on various regional and industry bodies over the last twenty years and being closely involved with Coventry University as Chair of Governors and Pro-Chancellor. He is a Foundation Governor of The Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham and a Governor of King Edwards Sheldon Heath Academy.
He served in the Territorial Army Royal Engineers for thirty years and is a Board Member and Chair of the Finance and Estates Committee for the West Midlands Reserves and Cadets Association.
George became a Deputy Lieutenant in November 2013. He was appointed as Vice Lord-Lieutenant in June 2015 for a three-year period.