Meet the Board

Gordon Page CBE DL (Chair)

Jim Andrews (Higher Education Representative)

Chief Operating Officer, Bournemouth University

Emma Hunt

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Arts University Bournemouth 


Kim Slowe



Jim Stewart (Transport Champion)

Chief Executive, Poole Harbour Commissioners


Andrew Wickham 

Managing Director of Go South Coast 










John Beesley FIH

Leader, Bournemouth Borough Council



Rebecca Knox

Leader, Dorset County Council



Andrea Smith (Housing)

Director and Management Consultant, Mikand



John Sutcliffe (Enterprise Zone / Inward Investment)

Head of Strategic Development, Atlas Elektronik 


Nigel Evans
 (Further Education Representative)

Principal, Weymouth College 


Alison Moore (Small Business Representative / Dorset Growth Hub)


Gary Suttle 

Leader of Purbeck District Council 

Sara Uzzell  








Ian Girling

Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry


Luke Rake (Rural Enterprise)

Principal and Chief Executive – Kingston Maurward College



Richard Smith (Tourism)

Director, The Tank Museum

Janet Walton

Leader of the Council, Borough of Poole 


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