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LIS Working Group

The LIS (Local Industrial Strategy) Working Group is an ad hoc group which was established for the creation of the Local Industrial Strategy and may consider linked work such as investment priorities.


To oversee the overall implementation of the Dorset Industrial Strategy.

To provide operational oversight and monitoring of the prospectus development process, stakeholder engagement and risk, ensuring that strong implementation and performance is in place.

The group comprises of Dorset LEP Board members and other key stakeholders from local businesses and organisations.


  • Jim Andrews
  • Lorna Carver
  • Bill Cotton
  • Spencer Flower
  • Nick Gaines
  • Ian Girling
  • Diane Grannell
  • Mark Howell
  • Emma Hunt
  • Arabella Lewis-Smith
  • Nicola Newman
  • Luke Rake
  • Phil Richardson
  • Vikki Slade
  • Richard Smith
  • Jim Stewart
  • Sophia Story
  • John Sutcliffe
  • Gary Suttle
  • Adrian Trevett
  • David Walsh
  • Andrew Wickham

Dates of the next meetings are:

26 August, 30 September, 28 October, 25 November, 30 December.