Dorset Gateway Steering Group


The Dorset Gateway Steering Group (DGSG) is responsible for overseeing and scrutinising the delivery and performance of the Dorset Gateway service. As such, members of the DGSG receive regular updates on key outcomes and areas of work relating to the project and to discuss and shape the wider business support offer available to businesses in Dorset.

Membership is:

  • Federation of Small Businesses, Nicola Bailey -  Development Manager – Dorset, Hampshire and Isle of Wight
  • Bournemouth University, Ian Jones - Head of Regional Community Partnerships
  • Arts University Bournemouth, Dan Cox - Knowledge Exchange Manager
  • Bournemouth & Poole College - TBC
  • Weymouth College - TBC
  • South West Manufacturing Advisory Service (SWMAS), Nigel Jones – Contracts Manager
  • Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), Jayne Codling - EEN Sector Lead (South West)
  • Dorset County Council, Helen Heanes - Principal Economic Development Officer
  • Bournemouth Borough Council, Chris Shephard – Head of Economic Development
  • Dorset LEP Board - TBC
  • Dorset LEP Executive, Finn Morgan – Dorset Gateway and Business Engagement Manager



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