James Sheridan - Chairman
James Sheridan is one of the North West’s leading deals lawyers, having advised on many of the region’s best known transactions. He is a partner at boutique business law firm Turner Parkinson in Manchester. Before moving to Manchester, James worked in Sydney, Australia for a large US law firm and as an investment director at one of Australia’s first venture capital funds.
A member of Lancashire CCC since 1989, James is passionate about cricket and youth sport in general. James lives in Hale, Cheshire and is married to Sarah, who runs her family’s dairy farming business. Together with Laurie (aged 8) and Ben (aged 5), James actively follows cricket, rugby, football, tennis, horse racing and golf.
David Hodgkiss has been connected to LCCC for 8 years and in that time has served on the Club’s Committee in two capacities; first as a Member of the General Committee and currently as the Hon. Treasurer.
A keen lover of cricket, he has devoted a lot of his time and professional business expertise to the County on the Club’s Board. David is the CEO of ‘William Hare’ which manufactures steel products.
Andrew Hayhurst is the current Director of the LCB. After a career in first class cricket at Lancashire, Somerset and Derbyshire, and a career teaching he was offered the post of Director of the LCB in 2002 which, with a love for LCCC, it was an offer he couldn’t refuse.
His main duties include ensuring funding for the LCB to operate, raising the profile of cricket for youngsters, liaising with LCCC and the general management the LCB.
Lee Morgan is the Finance and Operations Director at LCCC. Lee has an accounting history having come to LCCC from accountants and auditors Deloittes in 2005.
Lee’s responsibilities at LCCC include managing the Club’s Accounts Department, heading up the Operations team and being a member of the Club’s Management group. A keen Liverpool FC fan, Lee also loves cricket.
Sir Bill Moorcroft, Principal of Trafford College had previously been Principal of the former South Trafford College before its merger with North Trafford College back in 2007. Sir Bill then became Principal of the new entity, Trafford College.
Following a brief spell in the hospitality industry at the start of his working life, Sir Bill became a Lecturer at Southport College in 1983 and has worked in the further education sector ever since. Sir Bill is currently a Director of the Principal's Professional Council and his most recent appointment is as member of the Programme Board for Greater Manchester Low Carbon Economic Area.
Advisor to the Board
Patrick McGuirk is Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) Recycling Director and also coordinates the company’s activities and policy position on Sustainable Packaging within Europe.
Whilst leading recycling at CCE, Patrick has overseen the £125m investment that the company has made with Eco-Plastics in the largest recycling facility in Western Europe through the formation of a Joint Venture business – Continuum Recycling, based in Lincolnshire. He has also been the driving force behind Coca-Cola’s consumer facing recycling programmes including retail partnerships and their award winning event recycling initiative.
Patrick has been at CCE for 5 years, having previously been European Communications Director. Prior to joining CCE, Patrick was an Exec Director at outsourcing firm Liberata and Head of e-Government at media technology business Cityspace.