Stephen Critchlow, father of three boys, husband, and Pharmacy graduate, is the Founder of Evergreen a social impact company, focussing on health and sustainability. As a founder investor in Horizon Youth Zone and supporter of Onside, Stephen wants to help the committee bring the benefits of youth provision, which he has seen in his own town Bolton, to Grimsby. Evergreen has a vision for Horizon Youth Zone to be a shining example of sustainability and health in the Onside Network.

Stephen enjoys family time, music and theatre. He has previously chaired the Skills board and was a member of the Local Enterprise Committee in Bolton. He received an honorary doctorate for his contribution last year. He also offers his time to the NHS as the Chair of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) AI in Health.