Meet The Team

RCP21 - Remaking Competitive Places for 21st Century Businesses


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    Mohan de Silva

    Mohan is one of the UK’s leading experts in the regeneration of business and industrial parks with over 25 years' experience of working with businesses
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    Karen Harrison MBE

    Karen has a strong business background working for many years in the private sector. Her strong partnership and research skills, along with an excellent understanding of business and local communities, made a strong contribution to the highly successful YHIP and MITKE Projects. 
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    Rae Earnshaw

    Rae Earnshaw is Emeritus Professor of Electronic Imaging at the University of Bradford, UK, where he has been a member of the professoriate since 1995. From 2012 he has also held the role of Professor of Creative Industries at Glyndwr University, Wales, UK.
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    Ci Lei

    Dr Lei has a wide range of knowledge and substantial experience in cross-disciplinary research spreading across areas of mathematics, physics, computer science and engineering.
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    Nicola Parker

    Nicola is an experienced Marketing professional who has worked on a number of highly successful marketing campaigns in the Wakefield district.

Peter Turgoose

Peter was a senior manager in local government with over 35 years experience in a range of roles including high level responsibilities in relation to strategic planning and research.