Email KMEP

Email KMEP


KMEP Membership:

Business Representatives:

Geoff Miles, CHAIRMAN
Maidstone Studios
Geoff Miles’ Register of Interest can be found here.

Paul Barrett
Chairman & Managing Director, Canterbury 4 Business & Barretts Motor Group
Paul Barrett’s Register of Interest can be found here.

James Beatton
Partner, Cripps LLP
James Beatton’s Register of Interest can be found here.

Miranda Chapman
Director, Pillory Barn Design Ltd

Sarah Dance
Director, Sarah Dance Associates & Cultural Transformation Board
Sarah Dance’s Register of Interest can be found here.

Iain Hawthorn
Global Relationship Director, Corporate Banking, HSBC Bank Plc, Kent Corporate Banking Centre

Douglas Horner
Director, Trenport Investments Ltd
Douglas Horner’s Register of Interest can be found here.

Nick Fenton
Chairman, Kent Developers Group & Board Member, Locate in Kent
Nick Fenton’s Register of Interest can be found here.


Jo James
Chief Executive, Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce (KICC)
Jo James’ Register of Interest can be found here.


Andrew Metcalf
Director, Maxim PR
Andrew Metcalf’s Register of Interest can be found here.

Jane Ollis
Chair, Kent IOD
Jane Ollis’ Register of Interest can be found here.

Jon Regan
Director & Chairman, Hugh Lowe Farms Ltd & Weald Granary Ltd
Jon Regan’s Register of Interest can be found here.

Paul Thomas
Development Land Services Ltd
Paul Thomas’ Register of Interest can be found here.

Paul Winter
UK Managing Director, Wire Belt Company Ltd
Paul Winter’s Register of Interest can be found here.

The Kent & Medway Business Advisory Board is in the process of electing 3 new board members to join KMEP.

Higher Education Representative (HE):

Professor Rama Thirunamachandran
Vice Chancellor, Canterbury Christ Church University
Prof. Thirunamachandran’s Register of Interest can be found here.

Further Education Representative (FE):

Simon Cook
Principal, Mid-Kent College
Simon Cook’s Register of Interest can be found here.

Local Authority Representatives:

Paul Carter
Leader Kent County Council
Paul Carter’s Register of Interest can be found here.


Rodney Chambers
Cabinet Member Medway Council
Rodney Chambers’ Register of Interest can be found here.


Gerry Clarkson
Leader Ashford Borough Council
Gerry Clarkson’s Register of Interest can be found here.


Simon Cook
Leader Canterbury City Council
Simon Cook’s Register of Interest can be found here.


Jeremy Kite
Leader Dartford Borough Council
Jeremy Kite’s Register of Interest can be found here.


Keith Morris
Leader Dover District Council
Keith Morris’ Register of Interest can be found here.


David Monk
Leader Folkestone & Hythe District Council (renamed from Shepway District Council)
David Monk’s Register of Interest can be found here.


David Turner
Leader Gravesham Borough Council
David Turner’s Register of Interest can be found here.


Fran Wilson
Leader Maidstone Borough Council
Fran Wilson’s Register of Interest can be found here.


Peter Fleming
Leader Sevenoaks District Council
Peter Fleming’s Register of Interest can be found here.


Andrew Bowles
Leader Swale Borough Council
Andrew Bowles’ Register of Interest can be found here.


Bob Bayford
Leader Thanet District Council


Nicolas Heslop
Leader Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
Nicolas Heslop’s Register of Interest can be found here.


David Jukes
Leader Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
David Jukes’ Register of Interest can be found here.

The Kent and Medway Economic Partnership’s Strategic Programme Manager’s Register of Interest can be found here.

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