Enterprise Zone Governance



Enterprise Zone Management Board

The Enterprise Zone Management Board has been established to provide Strategic lead of the Dorset Enterprise Zone, Dorset Innovation Park.

The Enterprise Zone Management Board is responsible for:

  • Developing, Coordinating and delivering the Implementation Plan
  • Resolving, mitigating or escalating high level risks and conflicts that cannot be addressed by the Dorset Enterprise Zone Project Group;
  • Reporting delivery progress and business rate income to the DLEP Board on a quarterly basis;


  • Dorset LEP Board Jim Stewart (Chair), John Sutcliffe 
  • Landowner, Dorset County Council
  • Strategic Partner, Dorset Council Council 
  • Strategic Partner, Purbeck District Council
  • Business Representatives x2
  • BEIS representative

Officer Attendance:


Dorset Enterprise Zone Project Group

Project Group is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Dorset Enterprise Zone it will:

  • Develop the Implementation Plan
  • Guide and direct the key work streams
  • Maintain progress and report on delivery

Officer Attendance:

  • Dorset County Council Officers x2
  • Dorset LEP Officers x 2, Sarah Powell-Pisareva (Chair), Katherine May
  • Purbeck District Council Officers x2
  • Marketing Agents x4
  • Other officers as appropriate

For more information about Dorset Innovation Park Enterprise Zone click here.

For more information about Enterprise Zone's visit the National website.


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