Albert Bore came to Birmingham in 1969 to take up research in nuclear and reactor physics at Birmingham University and in 1973 was awarded a PhD. He was a lecturer at Aston University from 1974 to 1979.
He was elected as a Labour Party Councillor, Birmingham City Council for Ladywood Ward in 1980 and has represented this ward on the City Council to the present date. In his time on the council, he has played a pivotal role in the economic regeneration of the city and in expanding the City’s role on the international stage.
From 1999-2004 and from 2012-2015 he was Leader of Birmingham City Council.
In January 2002 he was awarded a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours list for his services to local government.
Beyond his council achievements he has been involved with many other organisations across the region including Chairman of the Board of Directors of the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, and non-executive director of B: Music (who operate Symphony Hall and the Birmingham Town Hall), Aston Science Park and the National Exhibition Centre (NEC).
He has been a Board trustee and strong supporter of the CBSO since 2016.