Board Member RepresentativesBringing business, education and public service together
The Partnership Board
The Partnership Board is a business led and business focused partnership, with individuals appointed to represent a range of economic sectors across the coast.
Henry Powell, Client Director at Inpress Plastics in Littlehampton is Chairman of the partnership. Having been involved in the partnership for several years, Henry understands how valuable the work of the partnership is. Championing economic growth in coastal West Sussex is dear to his heart and he considers the agenda of developing skills, infrastructure and connectivity vital for the future success of the area.
Board member representative organisations
Click on each organisation to see their respective representative:
Adur District Council
Adur is a local planning authority of West Sussex, England. It is named after the River Adur and is historically part of the English county of Sussex. The council is based in Shoreham-by-Sea and the district has a population of 59,627 according to the 2001 census.
Currently represented by Cllr Brian Boggis, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Martin Randall Director for the Economy and Alex Bailey, Chief Executive of Adur & Worthing Councils
Allergy Therapeutics are a pioneering immunology business with specialist experience in the research and development of allergy treatments.
Allergy Therapeutics is represented by Bev Lees.
Arun District Council
the Arun is a local government district in West Sussex, England. It contains the towns of Arundel, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton, and takes its name from the River Arun, which runs through the centre of the district.
Currently representing Arun are Cllr Dr James Walsh, Leader, Karl Roberts, Director for Economy and the Chief Executive Nigel Lynn.
BM Consultants- business representative
Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Chichester College Group
Chichester District Council
Dept of Business Energy & Industrial Strategy – BEIS
Federation of Small Businesses
Lancing Business Park
Lancing Business Park is one of the largest industrial estates in the south east of England and is home to a wide range of businesses from high tech electroncs through furniture manufacturing to heavy steel fabrication.
On Thursday 19th July, Lancing Business Park successfully secured a further 5 year tenure for the Business Improvement District (BID) from businesses within the park.
Representation on the CWS Board is rotated between members of the BID Executive committee but usually Suzy Bastable, BID Manager
Greater Brighton Met College
GB Met College has recently formed through a merger of Northbrook College and City College, B&H. It is a further education and higher education college and principal provider of work-related Further Education in Worthing and nearby Shoreham-by-Sea in West Sussex.
The Chief Executive is Nick Juba
Ricardo is a leading global multi-industry engineering provider of technology, product innovation and strategic consulting. Ricardo develops engines, transmissions, vehicle systems, intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and hybrid & electric systems. The industries served are in transportation, defense and clean energy.
Andrew Swayne represents Ricardo's on the Partnership Board.
A thriving commercial Port on the South Coast of England, their mission is to provide a first class service to their customers and to continue to develop their excellent infrastructure and facilities to meet requirements, in a commercially economic and efficient way.
The Port is currently represented by Development Director, Tim Hague.
Stiles Harold Williams
University of Chichester
Chichester University’s mission is to be a university community that inspires and enables individuals to exceed their expectations. Our vision is that, by 2020, the University of Chichester will be internationally recognised as a beacon of good practice for high quality, student-centred higher education within a supportive community of learning.
The University is currently represented by Prof. Dave Cooper, Head of the Business School.
West Sussex County Council
West Sussex County Council (WSCC) is the authority that governs the non-metropolitan county of West Sussex. The county also contains 7 district and borough councils, and 159 town, parish and neighbourhood councils. The county council has 71 elected councillors. West Sussex County Council is currently controlled by the Conservative Party.
West Sussex Growers' Association
The West Sussex Growers' Association is a specialist horticultural branch of the National Farmers' Union. The membership is made up of those around the West Sussex area who have a strong interest in horticulture which is an important industry in the coastal area.
The WSGA is currently represented by John Hall.
Worthing Borough Council
Worthing Borough Council manages and maintains the Worthing area and local issues. There are 36 councillors representing the 13 Wards in the Borough. The Council also works in partnership with Adur District Council.
Councillor Kevin Jenkins is Deputy Leader of Worthing Borough Council and Cabinet Member for Regeneration is a Board Member.
Paul Hanson is the Property Director at Landlink Estates which is an independent, privately owned property and asset management company based in West Sussex with over 6,500 acres of land and property in Sussex, Suffolk, Scotland and Spain.