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The SELEP Secretariat Team

Adam Bryan

Chief Executive Officer

Adam Bryan is the Chief Executive Officer of the South East LEP and leads our overall strategy, managing the relationship with Board members, businesses and the Government and taking overall responsibility for delivery, performance, finances and governance and accountability. Adam has prior experience in economic development policy and strategy development in local authorities and in project management and delivery at a Regional Development Agency.

For information regarding the CEO’s delegated responsibilities relating to funding, please see the “Open and Transparent” page under the “Good Governance” menu item..

Suzanne Bennett

Chief Operating Officer

Helen Russell

Strategy and Intelligence Manager (job share)

Sharon Spicer

Strategy and Intelligence Manager (job share)

Louise Aitken

Skills Lead

Zoe Gordon

Business Engagement and Comms Manager

Jo Simmons

Business Development Manager

Helen Dyer

Capital Programme Manager

Alex Riley

Sector Engagement Lead

Richard Fitzgerald

Economic Data Analyst

Amy Ferraro

Governance Officer

Ellie Clow

Communications Officer

Howard Davies

Capital Programme Officer

Iwona Bainbridge

Growth Hub Lead

Jim Wilkinson

Digital Skills Partnership Coordinator

Lucy Spencer-Lawrence

Programme Manager (on secondment)

Mark Jones

Data Intelligence Insight Officer

Vivien Prigg

Business Operations Assistant