Marie Finbow

[email protected] 07788 280214 Marie’s role is to work with partners on implementation of the Economic Strategy for Norfolk and Suffolk and in developing and implementing the local Industrial Strategy. She is also responsible for managing the LEP’s Operational Plan and the Strategic Risk Register. Marie also supports the Great Eastern Mainline Task Force.

Laura Waters

Laura is responsible for developing and implementing the LEP’s infrastructure strategies and plans around housing, transport, digital, utilities and flood defences. She oversees and supports the work of the LEP’s Infrastructure Boards and their associated infrastructure projects and programmes. Email: [email protected] Mobile: 07384 258662

James Allen

[email protected] 07392 091336 James is responsible for coordinating the LEP’s response to the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU; working with local partners to enhance business intelligence around the impacts of Covid-19 and the UK’s exit from the EU for central government; promoting important guidance to businesses to ensure they are as resilient as they […]

Natasha Waller

[email protected]  07384 253355 Natasha’s role is to lead the continuous development and implementation of the LEP’s work around skills, working closely with the New Anglia Skills Advisory Panel and the Local Authority skills teams. Her work includes managing the LEP’s Enterprise Adviser Network contract, supporting the development and implementation of Skills Deals and projects for […]

Emma Taylor

[email protected]  07552 695069 Emma’s role is to lead on the identification of new funding opportunities for the LEP, acting as a resource for the LEP and local partners in identifying and securing external funding. Emma oversees the delivery of European funding across New Anglia and is the LEP’s point of contact on the development of […]

Simon Papworth

[email protected]  07789 931475 Simon works with a range of internal and external partners, overseeing the compilation and analysis of a broad range of economic, skills, infrastructure, and housing data. He focuses on interpreting and evolving the evidence base, pertaining to the Economic Strategy for Norfolk and Suffolk, and the Local Industrial Strategy. Simon also chairs […]

Alison Ward

[email protected] 07901 207114 Alison’s role at New Anglia LEP is to support the governments initiative to increase the use of apprenticeship levy share and open opportunities within Norfolk and Suffolk to support small employers to access the funds available and increase the number of apprentices across both counties.