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To be the leading regional investment promotion and economic development agency, unlocking potential for the West Midlands and the UK.

To build a region of choice which attracts investment and grows the economy through partnership across all sectors.

Neil Rami

Chief Executive

Roger Mendonça

Chief Operating Officer

Nicola Hewitt

Commercial Director

Simon Theobald

Director of Finance & Corporate Services

Emma Gray

Director of Marketing & Communications

Councillor Gordon Alcott

Deputy Leader

Cannock Chase District Council 

Fiona Allan

Artistic Director & Chief Executive

Birmingham Hippodrome

Nick Blofeld

Divisional Director

Warwick Castle 

Deborah Cadman, CBE

Chief Executive

West Midlands Combined Authority

Councillor Sean Coughlan


Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council 

Professor Stuart Croft

Vice Chancellor & President

University of Warwick 

Councillor George Duggins


Coventry City Council 

Nick Eastwood

Deputy Chairman


Councillor Steve Eling

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Leader, Sandwell MBC

Keith Ireland

Managing Director

City of Wolverhampton Council 

Ninder Johal


Nachural Group of Companies 

Paul Kehoe, CBE


West Midlands Growth Company

Professor John Latham

Vice Chancellor & CEO

Coventry University 

Rob Lissner

Managing Director

Gee & Co 

Chris Loughran

Vice Chairman

Deloitte UK 

Roger Mendonça

Chief Operating Officer

West Midlands Growth Company

Neil Rami

Chief Executive

West Midlands Growth Company

Councillor Bob Sleigh, OBE


Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Mark Smith



Paul Thandi


NEC Group

Councillor Ian Ward


Birmingham City Council 

Tom Westley


Westley Group Ltd