East Kent Economic Development Group

Dates of next meetings
Wednesday 30th May 2018, Wednesday 25th July 2018
Wednesday 26th September 2018, Wednesday 28th November 2018

EKEDG Membership List & Portfolio

Ray Johnson Chairman, Independent Insurance Services & Insure Green
Board Director

Andy Cruttenden – Martello Building Consultancy
Dan Deed – Woodley Coles LLP (Construction)
Daniel Sangiuseppe – Castlewood Hotels
Ella Brocklebank – Jenner
Jo James – Chief Executive, Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce
Jonathan Clarke – Morgan Jones Recruitment
Jonathan Smith – Director of Business Training, East Kent College
Jo Rossi – Partnerships Executive, Locate in Kent
Karen Dean – Brachers
Katharine Harvey – Economic Development, Shepway District Council
Kelly Bradshaw – Area Development Officer (Margate), Thanet District Council
Kim Anderson – Discovery Park and Invest Thanet
Lee May – Brachers, Law, Family, Business, Planning
Lorraine Smith – Area Development Officer (Ramsgate), Thanet District Council
Mark Minus – MacIntyre Hudson
Mike Marsh – Barclays
Philip Clapham – Smith Wooley
Richard Christian – Dover Port
Richard Kidd – Sector Growth Manager, Thanet District Council
Richard Lavender – Board Member, Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce
Richard Morsley – Betteshanger Sustainable Park
Sarah Osborn – Area Development Officer (Broadstairs), Thanet District Council
Tamasin Jarrett – Development Coordinator, Betteshanger Sustainable Parks
Tim Ingleton – Economic Development Dover District Council
Steve Wisbey – NIC Instruments

Each representative brings their industry expertise to the group ensuring that we have first hand knowledge and guidance in all areas of activity.

The Committee has a key role to play in ensuring that East Kent’s current and future developments are both sustainable and viable to benefit both the business and residential communities, and that we have the infrastructure in place to allow for growth.

Sub Groups

  • Transportation
  • Commercial Premises Planning
  • Planning
  • Tourism
  • Local Developments
  • Education & Skills
  • Construction
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Member’s Voice of Reason

Minutes 2018
January 2018 | March 2018

Minutes 2017
January 2017 | March 2017 | May 2017 | July 2017 | September 2017 | November 2017

Minutes 2016
January 2016 | March 2016 | May 2016 | July 2016 | November 2016

Minutes 2015
July 2015 | September 2015 | October 2015