• Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing

Identify and address skills shortages within the sector, engaging with academia to address these gaps and incorporate the manufacturing initiatives into the STEM learning environment. To ensure the right talents and capabilities are developed and retained within the county, avoiding skills seepage.
To assist in the development and implementation of the county’s Local Industrial Strategy.

  • Focus on improving the skills, planning, infrastructure and communications within the wider sector in Gloucestershire.
  • Promote and support the joining up of activities in this sector within an education and training context to inspire future generations.
  • Work collaboratively and take into account the views of employers in the sector to ensure a collective effort to address their main challenges.
  • Engage with other business groups to share ideas and widen the reach of all represented efforts.

Chair: Rob Loveday– GE Aviation
Mark Roderick - Allcap Ltd
Andrew Robinson - Arc Energy
Stephen Tulip - MAKE UK
Andrew Blackwell - Darchem Engineering
Victoria Hayward - Darchem Engineering
Karen Woodward - Engineering UK
David Nairn - Fluid Transfer International Ltd
Julian Grail - Grail Engineering
John Pattison - Mecwash Systems Ltd
Chris Pocket - Renishaw
Tom Suwart - Spirax Sarco
Helen Harrison - Star Hydraulics Ltd
Alun James - SWMAS
Kathy Beckerleg - TBS Engineering
Chris Gibbs - The Growth Hub
Phillip Johnston - Trackwise Designs Ltd
Anne Johnstrup - Truturn Precision Engineering
Jackie Reece - Ultra Electronics
John Puddy - Ultra PCS
Neill Ricketts - Versarien

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