Our Team

The New Anglia LEP team is responsible for the day to day running of the Local Enterprise Partnership. This includes supporting the New Anglia board, delivering its strategy, liaising with Government, identifying activities to support jobs growth, securing funding and engaging with the business community.

The Registers of Interests for our Leadership Team can be found beneath their biographies below.

Chris Starkie

Chief Executive

Helen Wilton

PA to Chief Executive

Rosanne Wijnberg

Chief Operating Officer

Charley Purves

Office and HR Manager

Melanie Richardson

Business Performance & Compliance Manager

Leadership team

Lisa Roberts

Head of Strategy

Chris Daspher

Head of Programmes

Julian Munson

Head of Enterprise Zones & Innovation

Hayley Mace

Head of Communication & Engagement

David Dukes

Head of Inward Investment

Marie Finbow

Strategy Manager

Ellen Goodwin

Infrastructure Manager (Maternity leave)

Laura Waters

Infrastructure Manager (Maternity cover)

James Allen

Business Resilience Manager

Natasha Waller

Skills Manager

Emma Taylor

Funding Manager

Simon Papworth

Economic Analyst

Alison Ward

Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Coordinator

Jason Middleton

Programmes Manager

Iain Dunnett

Senior Growing Places Fund Coordinator

Nataliya Klymko

Programmes Coordinator

Fran Rice

Finance and Compliance Officer

Rose Joy

Growth Programme Administrator

Julie West

Programmes Coordinator

Jonathan Rudd

Growth Deal Manager

Hannah Smith

Investment Adviser

Mike Dowdall

Development Adviser

Tanya Nelson

Programmes Caseworker

Michael Sargent

Finance and Compliance Officer

Ian Murphy

CRM Coordinator

Scott Burdon

Growth Deal Coordinator

Alan Herbert

Due Diligence Officer

Eunice Edwards

Enterprise Zone Manager

Jennifer Wigzell

Enterprise Zone Coordinator

Cathy Frost

Ipswich Vision Coordinator

Madeleine Coupe

Innovation and Sector Manager

Katie Snell

Innovation and Sector Coordinator

Linn Clabburn

Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor Programme Director

Penny Bartram

Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor, Head of Marketing

Richard Balls

Communications Executive

Julia Corfield

Events & Communications Coordinator (Maternity leave)

Anna Barney

Events and Communications Coordinator (Maternity cover)

Lisa Roll

Finance Manager

Claire Sparrow

Norwich Opportunity Area Programme Coordinator

Katie White

Norwich Opportunity Area Programme Manager

Jacqueline Bircham

Ipswich Opportunity Area Programme Director

Glen Todd

Careers Hub Manager

Hannah Colledge

Enterprise Coordinator (Maternity leave)

Jordan Holder

Enterprise Coordinator

Josie Finch

Enterprise Coordinator

Katherine Flint

Enterprise Coordinator

Luke Uttley

Enterprise Coordinator

Kieren Buxton

Enterprise Coordinator

Ashley Ruthven

Enterprise Coordinator

Darian Vomund

Enterprise Coordinator

Madeleine Matthews

Enterprise Coordinator (Maternity cover)

Penny Wright

Compliance Officer

Michael Cousens

Inward Investment Manager 

Stuart Catchpole

Inward Investment Manager

Alice Tomkins

Economic Development Officer

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