David Alliance, Lord of Manchester, is an angel investor. He served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Brown Group for over forty years.
Lord. David Alliance, CBE (Lord Alliance of Manchester) served as the Non-Executive Chairman of N Brown Group plc from 1968 to September 1, 2012. Lord Alliance served as the Chairman of Coats Viyella Plc. Lord. Alliance has been a Non Executive Director of N Brown Group plc since 1968. He is a Director of a number of private companies and was appointed a life peer in 2004.
Lord Alliance serves on a number of committees including the Prince’s Youth Business Trust, Council for Industry and Higher Education, and the University of Manchester Foundation, and the Wiseman Institute. He is senior trustee of the Next Century Foundation. He has a number of fellowships including Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce; Fellow of the City and Guilds of London Institute; and Hon. Fellow of the Shenkar College of Textile Technology and Fashion. Lord Alliance holds a Doctorate of Science at Heriot-Watt University and Legum Doctor (Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa) from the University of Manchester. He is an Honorary Fellow of UMIST.