Coventry­& Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership – CW LEP

Local Enterprise Partnerships, a partnership between the private and public sector, were set up by­ government to help determine local economic priorities and lead economic growth and job creation within a local area.

The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership is the guiding force that ensures private and public sector organisations are working together to grow the economy and increase prosperity. The organisation is prioritising advanced manufacturing with particular expertise in automotive engineering, low carbon applications, intelligent transport solutions and digital gaming: these are­ areas that Coventry and Warwickshire has international leadership and capability in.


Good businesses will always find a way to develop and grow

Brian Colquhoun, Yorkshire Bank

The importance of the public and private sector working together in Coventry and Warwickshire to carry out the LEP’s strategy is borne out in the funding given to private sector businesses

Cllr Ann Lucas, leader of Coventry City Council and LEP board director

High-skilled, high-value manufacturing and engineering should be a central part of our long-term future

David Cameron

Coventry & Warwickshire LEP has a high profile and very good connections at Westminster and we will be ensuring that lobbying continues

David Tucker, LEP Transport Focus Group

Engineering underpins every aspect of our lives. As the bridge between scientific discovery and commercial application, engineering feeds and clothes us and enables us to work, travel and communicate

Lord Browne, former CEO of BP

The CWLEP’s apprenticeship strategy was a key component of the skills strategy that we have just completed and encouraging employers to sign-up to the ‘Pledgeometer’ will be a step towards promoting economic growth and sustainable employment in the area

Marion Plant, CWLEP Skills Business and Employment Group