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Assay Office Guardian Takes on New Role at Sheffield College

Published: 14th May 2021

Assay Office Guardian Takes on New Role at Sheffield College

Assay Office Guardian and former chief executive of Sheffield City Council, John Mothersole has recently taken on a new role as Chair of the Governing Body at Sheffield College. 

As well as being a proud Guardian here at Sheffield Assay Office, John is also chair of the National Lottery Community Fund England Committee and a member of the Sheffield Management School Advisory Board.

We wish him the very best of luck in his new role!

Read the full story from The Star here

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