- Work collaboratively with the Growth Hub Network to ensure members are aware of what they can offer SMEs.
- Drive sustainable economic growth to create more jobs and business opportunities for the county as articulated in the GFirst Strategic Economic Plan [ SEP ].
- Increase the numbers of businesses engaged with the LEP sector groups and extend their reach to the wider business community.
- Ensure that the Membership Groups they represent are fully informed of LEP projects and activities.
Chair and GFirst LEP Board Member: Ian Mean, Business West
Nicky Williams - CBI
Claire Thayers - Claire Thayers Associates
Jon Leamon - Cheltenham Chambers of Commerce
Robert Killen - Country Land and Business Association (CLA)
Russell Warner - Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
James Cox – National Farmers Union (NFU)
Michael Jones - The Honourable Company of Gloucestershire
Matt Tipper - UNITE South West
Dr Polly Pick - University of Gloucestershire