• Using skills to drive growth and create jobs – overcoming skills gaps and skills shortages to support the high value industries of the future.
  • Developing skills to tackle unemployment – future-proofing the workforce and helping those without jobs to get the skills that employers need.
  • Getting a better fit between education and employment – closer working between employers and schools, colleges, universities and training providers.


Board Lead: Sarah Windrum

Operational Chair: Marion Plant (North Warwickshire & Hinckley College)

Ian Dunn (Coventry University)

Sally Lucas (CWT)

Julie Venn-Morton (Coventry City Council)

David Hill (Warwickshire County Council)

Michelle Wilson (Advent Communications)

Pete Squires (Advent Communications)

Becki Coombe (Learn2 FSB)

Mary Dunleavy (Job Centre Plus)

Lee Weatherly (MGTS)

Ray Goy (Henley College)

Angela Joyce (Warwickshire College Group)

Paul Welch (Prospects)

Martin Price (Think Higher)

Kevin Hylands (The George Eliot School)

Jane Benton (Westwood Academy)


Monday, December 11, 2017 - 11:07

Jonathan Browning, chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership, said the decision was a massive boost to the area’s tourism and culture sector.

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 16:07

The first Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival drew to a close on Friday (1 December) following two weeks packed full of exciting, diverse and stimulating business events, sta

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 14:16

Over 150 students gained a valuable insight into the world of work as part of the first Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 14:44
Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The announcement that Coventry and Warwickshire will be the home of the new £80 million National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility (NBMDF) will “only enhance the reputation” of the region

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 12:09
Jonathan Browning

International aerospace and defence engineering group Meggitt PLC today announces plans to build a multi-million pound facility in the West Midlands.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:48

CWLEP is sponsoring the apprentice award at the Coventry & Warwickshire YoungPro Awards 2018.

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 14:07

Businesses of all sizes in Coventry and Warwickshire can take advantage of a state-of-the-art facility to develop the next generation of lightweight steel products.

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 12:03

Jonathan Browning, chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP), said: “This second Deal will enable Coventry and Warwickshire to build on our reputation as a global

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 15:23

The inaugural Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival officially got underway this morning (Monday 20 November) with an impressive launch at One Friargate - the first completed building in Co

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:07

A taskforce of inspirational role models has been launched to help people from under-represented parts of society make it to the top of the career ladder.