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Speakers

LOCAL ECONOMIC GROWTH CONFERENCE 2019 SPEAKERS

Speaker

Beatrice Andrews
Head of Local Industrial Strategies, Cities & Local Growth Unit,
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

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Councillor Martin Tett
Chair of the Environment, Economy, Housing and Transport Board,
Local Government Association (LGA)

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Rachel Tyrrell
Strength in Places Programme Director,
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

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Tom Robbins
Head of Cultural Development Fund & Place Based Cultural Investment,
Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

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Councillor Alex Ross-Shaw
Executive Member for Regeneration, Planning & Transport,
Bradford Council

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Andy Wood
Projects Director - Growth Delivery Team,
East Devon District Council

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Daniel Harper
Executive Officer – Economy and Transport (Place-shaping and Economic Growth),
Harrogate Borough Council

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Sarah Tudor
Director of Employer Partnerships,
Staffordshire University

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Professor Neil Alford
Associate Provost (Academic Planning),
Imperial College London

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Paddy Bradley
Director,
Swindon and Wiltshire LEP

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Mark Duddridge
Chair,
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP

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Stephen Hilton
Strategic Adviser - Smart City Region,
West of England Combined Authority

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Geoff Snelson
Director of Strategy and Futures,
Milton Keynes Council

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Jonathon Clark
ACR Activate and Technology Manager,
Liverpool John Moores University

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Paul Swinney
Director of Policy and Research,
Centre for Cities

Chair

Professor Mark Hart
Professor of Public Policy, Aston Business School, Associate Director, Aston Centre for Growth and Deputy Director,
Enterprise Research Centre