• Retail and the High Street

Positively contribute in a timely fashion to the success of retail businesses within Gloucestershire.

Bring together the best retail knowledge and operational experience in the county and share great retail practice.
Devise practical and simple initiatives to support the key identified challenges facing retailers, both current and future.
Promote career opportunities and training development within retail.
Be the conduit for new developments, particularly in digital technologies.


Chair: Nigel Jobson - Maybe*
GFirst LEP Lead: Karen Campbell
GFirst LEP Board Member: Diane Savory – GFirst LEP Chair
Dorian Wragg – Bruton Knowles
Kevan Blackadder – Cheltenham Business Improvement District
Yesim Nicholson - Cirencester Growth Hub
James Brain - Cotswold District Council
Jason Robinson – Eastgate Shopping Centre
Sam Holliday - Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
Dionne Moore - Five Valleys Shopping Centre
Richard Morgan/Wendy Jackson – Forest of Dean Publica Group
Adam Wassell – Gloucester City Council
Richard Wakeford - Gloucestershire Market Town Forum (GMTF)
Claire Thayers - Happerley
Martin Bundy - John Lewis Partnership
Jason Smith - Marketing Gloucester
Polly Barnfield – Maybe*
Owen Acland - Peel Centre, Gloucester Quays
Sophie Barton - SOHO Coffee Company
Katie Power – Tewkesbury Growth Hub
Emily Knight - UK DRIC
Bruce Gregory - Workshop Group
Martin Tucker - Wotton under Edge Chamber (President)

If you’d like to help us in strengthening the economy of Gloucestershire, please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

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