Growing Business Fund Panel

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The LEP’s Growing Business Fund Panel makes decisions on behalf of the Investment Appraisal Committee on allocations of funding through the LEP’s Growing Business Fund.

The committee comprises a total of ten voting members. All voting members are from the private sector including the independent Chair. One private sector member will be a member of the LEP Board and will also sit on the Investment Appraisal Committee. This individual will act as the LEP board champion for the GBF programme. Each Panel Member will be expected to sign a Declaration, in confirmation of their appointment to the Panel and acceptance of the Panel’s Terms of Reference.

You can read the Growing Business Fund Panel’s Terms of Reference here.

Board Members

Mike Burrows – Chairman – Register of Interests
Paul Stewart – Center Parcs Elveden Forest – Register of Interests
Dr Sumathi Sundram – S&V Consultants Ltd – Register of Interests
Jackie Potter – Micropress Printer Ltd – Register of Interests
Darryl  Griffiths – Burnett Barker Solicitors Ltd – Register of Interests
Martin Ince  – Martin Ince Communications Ltd – Register of Interests
Dominic Keen –  High Growth Robotics Limited – Register of Interests
Kathy Atkinson – Kettle Foods – Register of Interests


  • Wednesday 19 January, Center Parcs, Elveden, 10am  Agenda

Dates for 2020

Dates for 2019

  • Wednesday 6 November, Centrum – Agenda, Minutes
  • Wednesday 2 October, Elveden – AgendaMinutes
  • Wednesday 4 September, Centrum ***Cancelled***
  • Wednesday 7 August, Ipswich – AgendaMinutes
  • Wednesday 3 July, Centrum – AgendaMinutes
  • Monday 3 June, Centrum ***Cancelled***
  • Wednesday 1 May, Centrum – AgendaMinutes
  • Wednesday 3 April, Providence House, Ipswich – Agenda, Minutes
  • Wednesday 6 March, Centrum – Agenda, Minutes
  • Wednesday 6 February, Center Parcs – Agenda, Minutes 
  • Wednesday 9 January, Centrum  ***Cancelled***

Dates for 2018

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