Board Members

Vice-Chair

Andy Reed, OBE

Andy Reed, OBE

Andy Reed OBE is the director of Sajelmpact, an organisation that offers a wide variety of bespoke support and advice for sport bodies, NGBs, social enterprises and faith charities, making sure their strategies and communications are effective with the key stakeholders in their sector and bringing social transformation projects to life.

He is also the Vice-Chair of the LLEP (Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership).

Board Members

Councillor Jewel Miah

Councillor Jewel Miah

Cllr Jewel Miah is Leader of Charnwood Borough Council.

Lez Cope-Newman

Lez Cope-Newman

Lez Cope-Newman is the Chair of Love Loughborough Business Improvement District and Freeman of the Borough.

Jane Hunt MP

Jane Hunt MP

Jane Hunt is the MP for Loughborough and has been a Charnwood Borough Councillor for a number of years. Whilst as councillor she was the Lead Member for Planning, Inward Investment and Strategic Tourism so is already heavily invested in the regeneration of the town. As MP she is keen to use this opportunity to continue to improve Loughborough as a destination for visitors and a home to professionals.

Cllr Deborah Taylor

Cllr Deborah Taylor

Cllr Deborah Taylor has been a Leicestershire County Council since 2017. Deborah is currently Deputy Leader and Lead Member for Children, Families, Safer Communities and Regulatory Services. She is also a Charnwood Borough Councillor and a trustee of Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood Charity.

Martin Traynor

Martin Traynor

Martin Traynor is the Chair of the Economy and Skills Group and Charnwood Together.

Councillor Jennifer Tillotson

Councillor Jennifer Tillotson

Cllr Tillotson is Charnwood Borough Council's Lead Member for Economic Development, Regeneration and Town Centres.

Heather Clarke

Heather Clarke

Heather Clarke is the Acting Principal and CEO of Loughborough College.

David Pagett Wright

David Pagett Wright

David Pagett-Wright is a Solicitor and Practice Manager at Moss Solicitors LLP, Chair of Loughborough Town Team and former Chair of Love Loughborough BID. David is also Chair of the Town Deal Community Engagement Group

Professor Chris Rielly

Professor Chris Rielly

Professor Chris Rielly is the Dean and Professor of Chemical Engineering in the School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering at Loughborough University.

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