- Focus on identifying industry specific skills gaps: to work with employment and skills teams to support businesses in filling these.
- Promote and support STEM activity join-up between businesses, education, employment and training providers to inspire future generations.
- Work collaboratively with other business sectors, to identify mutual challenges, and to combine efforts to address these.
- To support the Inward Investment proposition, the Local Industrial Strategy and the Levelling Up agenda and to fly the flag for Gloucestershire as a future leader of digitally enabled advanced manufacturing technologies.
Chair: Rob Loveday (Engineering Specialist)
GFirst LEP Board Member: Currently vacant
Matt Tudge - Business West
Marc Begg - Cirencester Fabrications
Chris Mould - Crowe U.K LLP
Mike Madden - Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA)
Ben Mannion - Hewett Recruitment
Jim Davison - MAKE UK
John Pattison - Mecwash Systems Ltd
Graham Harrison - National Composites Centre
Helen Harrison - Star Hydraulics Ltd
Nigel Jones - South West Manufacturing Advisory Service (SWMAS)