• Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing

Address the major issues related to the current and future skills shortages in the sector by ensuring that any misconceptions are confronted and highlighted effectively, maximising growth potential and ensuring the right talents and capabilities are nurtured in the county.

  • 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
GFirst LEP Lead: Karen Campbell
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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