John B Pickup MBE - Chairman of recreational assembly

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John Pickup

John Pickup is the Chairman of the ECB’s Recreational Assembly and has been an ECB Director since ECB was formed in 1997. He continues to serve on the ECB Management Board for a further three-year term from April 2013 after his nomination was unopposed.

He represented the Minor Counties Cricket Association on the former TCCB (Test and County Cricket Board).

He is Chairman of the ECB Recreational Cricket Group and a member of the Major Match Group.

He was the Hon Secretary of Cheshire CCC from 1980-2004 and has been the club’s Chairman since 2005.

He is also Chairman of the Minor Counties Cricket Association and played club cricket in the Manchester Association and Cheshire County League.

His background is in the legal profession; he is a former senior partner in a mid-Cheshire law firm and he has been the Hon. Secretary of the Chester and North Wales Law Society since 1990.

He received an MBE in the New Year's honours list for 2014.