Accelerating Our Partnership Goals and Ambitions

Date posted: July 28, 2020
Share
sir john peace

Midlands Engine Chairman Sir John Peace has met with various partners over the last month, representing the Midlands Engine partnership and driving forward progress on our goals and ambitions.

These meetings include:

  • Hosting a webinar for Midlands Connect on Very Light Rail – an innovative and environmentally friendly transport system which is being built in Coventry.
  • Convening a meeting of Leaders from Lincolnshire County Council, North Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Council and Rutland County Council, as well as the Greater Lincolnshire LEP, to discuss ever-closer working across the region.
  • Update meetings with partners across the region relating to the Midlands Engine Development Corporation, including private and public sector partners.
  • Introductory meetings with Chris Naylor, new Interim Chief Executive at Birmingham City Council, and Margot James, recently appointed Executive Chair of the Warwick Manufacturing Group.

The Chairman will continue to represent the Midlands Engine in virtual meetings while the effect of Covid-19 continues. In July he chaired the Midlands Engine Executive Board, which sets the direction and strategy of the partnership, along with a wide range of other engagements raising the profile of the region and the partnership.

Share

Keep Updated

Latest News & Events

Screenshot 2023-05-25 at 18.13.09

Transport

May 25 2023

“All Change: The Castle Line” major Nottingham to Lincoln rail plans announced

Today, (Thursday 25th May) marks the launch of plans to boost speeds along the Nottingham to Lincoln rail corridor.

Read more
Midlands-Engine-Midlands-Clusters

Economic Opportunities

May 25 2023

New Midlands Engine Partnership report calls on government to boost support for regional business clusters, to drive economic growth
Read more
Business Gateway Celebration

Latest News

May 19 2023

From kitchen table to the world! Urban Apothecary founder to share her business journey

Beauty industry stalwart Tajinder Banwait will describe the journey of her fragrance company from kitchen table to international audience during a special event celebrating local businesses.

Read more
An electric vehicle charging

Subscribe to Midlands Matters, the newsletter of the Midlands Engine