CEO and President


Name: David Waller

Position: Chairman

One of Birmingham’s most respected business figures and the former chairman and senior partner at the Birmingham offices of accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The Chairman works closely with Chief Executive Jerry Blackett and is responsible for corporate business strategy and governance.

Name: Tim Pile

Position: President

Executive chairman of Cogent Elliott, a large Midlands based marketing consultancy that serves a wide range of blue chip national clients.

Name: Greg Lowson

Position: Vice-president

Member of Pinsent Masons management team and a senior figure in the litigation and compliance group. He handles some of the firm’s largest and most complex litigation for clients who include several FTSE 100 companies.

Name:Jerry Blackett

Position: Chief Executive

Succeeded Sue Battle as Chief Executive in August, 2006. He joined the Chamber in 2003 as Director of Policy and External Communications and was previously with Barclays Bank plc, where he enjoyed an international career culminating as regional director for Barclays Medium Business Bank in London.