Brian Wroe – Chair of Trustees


Brian Wroe is a former Chief Superintendent with Greater Manchester Police and Divisional Commander of Salford Division, serving 32 years with the force. One of Brian’s main achievements as Chief Superintendent was to introduce ground-breaking Neighbourhood Policing, enabling his officers to work more closely with local communities.

When Brian retired from GMP he became Assistant Director with Salford City Council, focusing on community services. He has championed neighbourhood working in the city, making Salford one of the leading authorities for empowering its local communities.

Brian is now Lay Member with NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group, with specific responsibility for engagement. Brian is also a Fitness to Practice Panel Chair with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Brian is an accomplished public speaker, trained professional Toastmaster and Master of Ceremonies. Despite his busy life, Brian still finds time to spend with his wife, Carol, his two married daughters and his four grandchildren.

Brian’s long professional connection with Salford made Kidscan a perfect fit for his ambition to support a worthwhile, vibrant charity. After several years as a trustee of the charity, Brian was elected to the position of Chair by his fellow trustees in 2014. He brings his many years of experience at a senior level with the police, local government and health sectors to his role as Chair of the Board of Trustees.

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