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Our Teams

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Our Teams

We have a dedicated,skilled team that strive to keep Cheshire and Warrington firmly on the map.

Our teams work across distinct areas of the business from strategy, visitor economy, business support, skills and infrastructure and transport. These teams work closely together to achieve the sub-region’s ambition to be the healthiest, most sustainable, most inclusive and fastest-growing economy.

LEP team

Philip Cox

Chief Executive

Philip’s role is to lead the LEP towards its objective to make Cheshire and Warrington a £35bn economy by 2030.

Joe Manning

Deputy Chief Executive

Joe works alongside the LEP Chief Executive and also leads the team at Marketing Cheshire, as Chief Executive.

Ian Brooks

Finance and Commercial Director

Ian is responsible for financial stewardship and maintaining high standards of governance of the LEP.

John Adlen

Growth Director

John is responsible for driving economic growth, investment and innovation across Cheshire and Warrington.

Andy Devaney

Director of Business Innovation

Andy is responsible for leading the Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub and inward investment priorities of the LEP.

Pat Jackson

Director of Skills and Education

Pat is responsible for developing a strategic approach to skills and education in Cheshire and Warrington.

Roy Newton

Transport and Investment Director

Roy is responsible for the work programme to maintain and update the Transport Strategy and action plans.

Alison Harkness

Executive PA to Chief Executive, Chair and Board

Alison provides a professional support service to the Chief Executive, Chair of Cheshire and Warrington LEP and the LEP Board.

Rachel Laver

Director of Programmes

Rachel is responsible for overseeing the delivery of the LEPs funding programmes, including the £140m Local Growth Deal.

Jocelyn Milne

Finance and Office Manager

Jocelyn is responsible for the day to day finance. Her role also includes managing the office and accounts.

Sarah Williams

Digital Skills Partnership Coordinator

Sarah is responsible for developing the delivery of Cheshire and Warrington’s Digital Skills Partnership.

Norbert Magos

Policy and Performance Officer

Norbert is supporting the development and delivery of a range of exciting and important policy initiatives.

Growth and Skills Hub

Andy Devaney

Director of Business Innovation

Andy is responsible for leading the Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub and inward investment priorities of the LEP.

Kerry Hall

Growth Hub Manager

Kerry is responsible for working to deliver the Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub and managing the Growth Hub team.

Trevor Langston

Pledge Lead

Trevor is lead of the Cheshire and Warrington Pledge, putting employers at the heart of inspiring the next generation.

Ana Carbonell

Global Account Manager - Inward Investment

Ana is responsible for managing inward investment within the Cheshire and Warrington LEP.

Tricia Francis

Export Manager

Tricia is on secondment to work with the Growth Hub team as part of the levelling-up agenda.

Paul Chapman

Strategic Account Manager

Paul is responsible for providing impartial support and advice to people starting, running and growing businesses.

Richard Corley

Skills Broker

Richard is responsible for working with a range of organisations, through our exciting up-skill project ‘Accelerate’.

Mark Shepherd

Project Lead – Peer Networks

Mark leads our Peer Networks programme bringing SME business leaders together in Cheshire and Warrington to find solutions and drive improvements.

Dave Saddington

Business Growth Support Broker

Dave is responsible for providing impartial support and advice to people starting, running and growing businesses.

Cherie Semper

Business Growth Support Broker

Cherie is responsible for providing impartial support and advice to people starting, running and growing businesses.

Ashley Shacklady

Business Growth Support Broker

Ashley is responsible for providing impartial support and advice to people starting, running and growing businesses.

Fiona Bebbington

Business Growth Support Broker

Fiona is responsible for providing impartial support and advice to people starting, running and growing businesses.

Liz Painter

ENTERPRISE COORDINATOR

Liz is helping schools and colleges in Chester and Ellesmere Port, to improve their careers and enterprise activities.

Mark Bosworth

Enterprise Coordinator

Mark is helping schools and colleges in Cheshire West and Chester to improve their careers and enterprise activities.

Sam Norfolk

Enterprise Coordinator

Sam is helping schools and colleges in Cheshire East to improve their careers and enterprise activities.

Stacey Rutter

Enterprise Coordinator

Stacey is helping schools and colleges in Warrington to improve their careers and enterprise activities.

Emma Dalzell

Enterprise Coordinator

Emma is helping schools and colleges in Cheshire West and Chester, to improve their careers and enterprise activities.

Georgina Mills

Pledge Facilitator

Georgina is helping employers to work with schools, informing young people with careers and opportunities in Macclesfield.

Susan Malec

Pledge Facilitator

Sue is helping employers to work with schools, informing young people with careers in Northwich and Winsford.

Roderick Hamilton

Pledge Facilitator

Roderick is helping employers to work with schools, informing young people about careers in Chester and Ellesmere Port.

Tony McCafferty

Pledge Facilitator

Tony is helping employers to work with schools, informing young people about careers in Alsager, Congleton, Holmes Chapel, Middlewich and Sandbach.

Andrew Little

Youth Engagement Co-ordinator

Andrew is responsible for being the catalyst for employability activity within youth groups of Cheshire East.

Fiona Exley

Health and Social Care Catalyst

Fiona is raising the profile in schools, colleges and youth groups in the area relating to careers in the Healthcare sector.

Marketing Cheshire

Joe Manning

Deputy Chief Executive

Joe works alongside the LEP Chief Executive and also leads the team at Marketing Cheshire, as Chief Executive.

Nicola Said

Commercial Director

Nicola is responsible for overseeing all commercial projects and managing funded programmes.

Sharon Pond

Executive Assistant

Sharon provides a professional support service to Joe Manning and the Marketing Cheshire board.

Juliette Littleton

Finance Manager

Juliette is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the finance function.

Abbie White

Skills Programmes Communications Manager

Abbie is responsible for communications, for the skills programmes of the Cheshire and Warrington LEP.

Rachael Zaidel Lamb

Business Communications Manager

Rachael is responsible for the communications and engagement activity of the Business Growth Hub.

Ben McKeary

Marketing Manager

Ben leads the marketing and comms, that promotes Cheshire and Warrington to domestic and international markets.

Liam Hartzenberg

Graphic Designer

Phillippa Meachin

Digital Marketing Manager

Phillippa manages the LEP's digital and online marketing and digital campaigns for Marketing Cheshire partners.

Laura Gilling

Marketing Manager

Leanne Eaton

Sales Manager

Leanne is responsible for advertising sales including digital and print, and also partner relations.

Anna Williams

Freelance Marketing Consultant

Anna is responsible for managing Marketing Cheshire's consumer social media channels.

Steve Jones

Executive Finance Assistant for LEP/ Marketing Cheshire

Steve is responsible for credit control and customer relationship management.

Tom Holmes

Digital Marketing Executive

Tom specialises in digital marketing for Marketing Cheshire and the Cheshire and Warrington LEP.

Jane Wilson

Marketing Administrator

Jane is responsible for co-ordinating and assisting with organising events for the Cheshire and Warrington LEP.

Monica Escobedo

Marketing Assistant

Monica is responsible for a variety of work including, webinars, business marketing support, social media, and the website.

Paris Flint

Marketing Assistant

Paris is responsible for a variety of work including event management, market research and the website.

Chester Visitor Information Centre

Chester

Chester Visitor Information Centre (VIC) team is located in the magnificent Victorian Town Hall, in the heart of the city.

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