Cecilia Bufton

Chair of the Dorset LEP Board

Dorset LEP Board Member

Cecilia has enjoyed a successful business career over 30 years, working in a range of companies from SMEs to multinational businesses and a Trade Association. She has held senior level roles in strategic marketing, sales and business development and brings to the Board her experiences of working in medical, pharmaceutical, digital health and wellbeing companies. Her career has involved the development and delivery of products and services that help change the way healthcare is delivered.

As a non-executive director, business adviser and charity chair, Cecilia enjoys working with organisations, helping to create a compelling vision for their future and working with them to achieve their goals. Cecilia is also Chair of Dorset Integrated Care Partnership (ICP).

Cecilia is a science graduate with an MBA focused on international, strategic marketing and a certificate in Global Leadership from the University of Oxford. With her expertise, Cecilia is well placed to drive forward Dorset LEP’s ambition to secure investment from the government and the private sector and really put Dorset on the map.

Cecilia joined Dorset LEP on 1 December 2020.

Cecilia is also a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee and the Finance, Audit and Corporate Risk Committee

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