Board of Directors

The Chamber has a Board of Directors who are elected by the Membership at an Annual General Meeting. A President and Chairman are elected by the Board of Directors as is the Chief Executive. The Board of Directors are responsible for the strategic direction of the company and authority is delegated down to the Chief Executive and the staff of the organisation. (updated 7/17)

Carole Barron – President

Chair, Canterbury & District Economic Development Group

Director of Innovation & Enterprise: University of Kent 

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Richard Lavender – Chairman

Chair, Ashford Economic Development Group

Consultant: Facilities Management

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Tim Allen – Vice Chairman

Chair, Kent Manufacturing Focus Group

Managing Director: M J Allen Group

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Jo James – Chief Executive

Chief Executive: Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

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Henry Nydam – Company Secretary

Consultant: Legal

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Andrew Metcalf

Chair, West Kent Economic Development Group

Director, Maxim PR

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Chris Hare

Chair, North Kent Economic Development Group

Director of Development: Mid Kent College

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John Bunnett

Brett Group, Director of Lands & Planning

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John Keefe

Groupe Eurotunnel

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John Taylor

Chair, Maidstone Economic Development Group

Director: Page & Wells, Surveyors, Valuers and Estate Agents

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Miranda Chapman

Director, Pillory Barn

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Ray Johnson

Chair, East Kent Economic Development Group

Managing Director, Independent Insurance Services

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Richard Hicks

Medway Council, Director of Regeneration, Culture, Environment and Transformation

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Simon Webster

Chair, Finance, Audit & Risk Committee

Managing Director: Facts & Figures Financial Planning Ltd

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Tracey Kerly

Chief Executive, Ashford Borough Council

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