Russell is currently a GMB Organiser for GMB and was appointed to mainly service the membership within the manufacturing industry. Prior to this Russell was a Convenor at Pilkington Glass, and has been involved in the Trade Union movement for over 20 years. More
The Regional Office is based in Halesowen, in the heart of the Birmingham and West Midlands Region.
Within this central area we cover all three sections of membership:
- Commercial Services
- Public Services
This office also services Public Services members within five of the the largest local authorites:
- Birmingham City Council, which is believed to be the biggest Authority in its field within Europe - roughly 38,000 personnel
- Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
- Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
- Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
- Wolverhampton City Council
The central area has two teams, whose focus is on Public Services and Private Sector membership respectively.