Giles Searby

Giles Searby

Deputy Chair of the Board of Governors and Member of the Finance and Employment Committee


Giles has 30 years' experience as a solicitor working in London and Sheffield. His current role is Commercial Litigation Director at BRM Solicitors.

Prior to joining the Sheffield Hallam Board, Giles held the role of Board Trustee at Sheffield Theatres for 7 years. During that time he served on the Finance and Sustainability Sub-Committee, chaired the Remuneration Sub-Committee and participated in the Fundraising Committee. 

Giles also served on the Sheffield and District Law Society for a number of years and was elected President for 2013-14. He has also sat on the Sheffield Hallam Department of Law and Criminology Clinical Advisory Committee.  

He has also previously held a number of roles within, what was, the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership. This included Sector Chair for Business Professional and Financial Services and the Trade and Investment Board. 

A keen runner, Giles is also a committee member of Clowne Road Runners and a UKA Accredited Run Leader.

Giles is a Member of the Finance and Employment Committee.

Period of office: August 2021 - July 2024

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