Who We Are

Discover Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership and get to know the people behind the organisation.

The SWLEP is the Local Enterprise Partnership for Swindon and Wiltshire, established by Central Government in July 2011 as a private sector-led partnership between local businesses, Swindon Borough Council, Wiltshire Council, the military and the education sector. 

On 14 January 2019, the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership Limited (SWLEP) was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee with the object to bring about sustainable economic growth.  Its change in legal status from a non-statutory partnership was the result of the ‘Strengthening Local Economic Partnerships Review’ published by HM Government in July 2018.

The company continues to play a central role in determining local economic priorities and undertaking activities to drive inclusive economic growth working closely with Swindon Borough Council and Wiltshire Council alongside a wide range of local private sector organisations and the Military. 

The SWLEP is able to access government funding to channel investment into the area and in particular to support its strategic objectives in skills and talent (people), infrastructure, place, business environment and ideas. 

 

We are a highly competitive economy ranked 12th out of the 38 LEPs in England. 

By 2026, we want Swindon and Wiltshire to be renowned for innovation, entrepreneurialism and great quality of life.

Meet the Directors of the SWLEP Board 

Our Board currently has five directors, all from Wiltshire Council, including its Leader. The administrative areas of Swindon Borough Council and Wilshire Council make up the geographic area of the SWLEP.

Board Directors do not receive any payment for being a Director of the Board although they can claim expenses associated with their role.  The Chair of the SWLEP is entitled to receive an allowance of £10,000 per annum.  This payment is intended to recognise the time commitment involved in delivering the role set out in our Governance Framework.

You can meet all the Board Directors below. 

Board Directors

Richard Clewer B&W

Richard Clewer

Leader,
Wiltshire Council

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Andrew Brown

Wiltshire Council

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Victoria Moloney

Wiltshire Council

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Rory Bowen

Wiltshire Council

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Kathryn Davis

Wiltshire Council

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Richard Walters

Wiltshire Council

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Parvis Khansari

Wiltshire Council

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