Dr Trevor Higgins

Trevor was born and educated in the city. He is the regional partnership director for BT and has enjoyed a diverse career spanning 40 years with the company.

Leadership roles have ranged from call centre management to senior operations management. In his current role he represents all of BT’s operational divisions. In his previous role, as BT’s regional business manager, he managed 1,200 people and was responsible for a budget in excess of £30 million.

He is also chief executive of Bradford Breakthrough, chairman of the Digital Health Enterprise Zone, a board Member at Bradford Chamber Council, and a lay member of the University of Bradford Council. Educated to postgraduate level, in July 2011 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Bradford for services to businesses and communities across the region.

Trevor was appointed a non-executive director at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in May 2012, and was acting chairman from June 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016.