Paula’s pride at presidential role

Leeds Chamber President Paula Dillon has spoken of her pride at being asked to take on the top job.

Speaking in a wide-ranging interview with, Paula says how she is looking forward to being an ambassador for the Leeds business community, and proud to be part of an all-female team (her vice-president is Shulmans partner and Head of Planning, Amanda Beresford)

Paula also thanked her employer, Bond Dickinson, for encouraging her to take on the new role.

“The firm wanted me to do this and have been immensely supportive and my clients are too. I have had the most fantastic career here in Leeds and part of me taking on the role of president will allow me to continue to learn, that is a big thing for me. In my job, I don’t know what each day will bring but that’s how businesses work and you meet interesting people along the way.”

Read Paula’s interview here.