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Colin Skellett OBE  

Colin Skellett OBE

Colin Skellett OBE was born in Nottingham and has lived in the Bristol and Bath area for over 40 years. He is a scientist and engineer by training, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and has worked largely in the water industry for over 40 years.

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Cllr Nigel Ashton  

Cllr Nigel Ashton

Cllr Ashton was educated locally at Clifton College and then the London College of Business Studies. He then went on to work for the British Printing Corporation, Dalgety and the Imperial Group. After working in London and the USA, he moved to North Somerset in 1986.

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Cllr John Calway  

Cllr John Calway

John has been involved in Local Government since 1983 sitting on Kingswood District Council, Avon County Council and more recently South Gloucestershire Council.

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Mayor George Ferguson  

Mayor George Ferguson

George Ferguson, past President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, was co-founder of Ferguson Mann Architects in 1979 and founded the national UK wide network of practices, Acanthus, in 1986.

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Cllr Paul Crossley  

Cllr Paul Crossley

Cllr Crossley was first elected to Bath City Council in 1988 and served the ward of Southdown until the demise of Bath City Council in the Local Government re-organisation in 1996. He was elected to Bath & North East Somerset Council, again for Southdown, in 1999 and has served the ward ever since.

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Robert Sinclair  

Robert Sinclair

Robert Sinclair joined Bristol Airport as Chief Executive Officer on 20th October 2008, bringing a broad range of airport management and general business experience with him to the role.

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Katherine Bennett OBE  

Katherine Bennett OBE

Katherine Bennett joined Airbus in August 2004 and became UK Director of Communications and Government Affairs in 2007. She commenced the role of Vice President, Head of Political Affairs for Airbus SAS in October 2010.

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Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell  

Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell

Professor Dame Breakwell took her PhD from the University of Bristol and DSc from the University of Oxford. She was awarded an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Bristol and became an Honorary Professor at the University of Shandong in China.

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Professor Joe McGeehan  

Professor Joe McGeehan

Professor Joe McGeehan received the Ph.D. and D.Eng. degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Liverpool in 1971 and 2003 respectively. He is currently Director of the Centre for Communications Research, University of Bristol and Managing Director of Toshiba’s Telecommunications Research Laboratory.

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David Sproxton  

David Sproxton

David Sproxton is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Aardman. With Peter Lord he has overseen the development of the company from a two-man partnership in 1972, to one of the pre-eminent animation houses in the industry. In 1976 Aardman moved to Bristol.

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Nick Wilton  

Nick Wilton

Nick Wilton is the Owner and Director of Bristol-based Flying Penguin Enterprises Ltd

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About us

About us

LEPs are driving economic growth across an economic area. They provide a means for local authorities to work together with business in order to quicken the economic recovery.
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Projects

Projects

There are a number of exciting projects being developed in the West of England
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