• 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 – DIT (Engineering Specialist)
GFirst LEP Board Member: Neill Ricketts - Versarien

Andrew Robinson - Arc Energy
Bob Smallwood - BASF
Mark Dash - Bosch Rexroth
Marc Begg - Cirencester Fabrications
Chris Mould - Crowe U.K LLP
Karen Woodward - Engineering UK
David Nairn - Fluid Transfer International Ltd
Ben Mannion - Hewett Recruitment
John Pattison - Mecwash Systems Ltd
Helen Harrison - Star Hydraulics Ltd
Alun James - SWMAS
Kathy Beckerleg - TBS Engineering
James Denham - The Sempre Group
Sandhya Sreekumar - Tony Gee
John Puddy - Ultra PCS

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