New LEP Board appointments

Mark Bretton

Mark Bretton, a managing director at leading global professional services company Accenture, is poised to take over the helm at Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

Following a rigorous selection process, Mark Bretton is to join as Business Representative and act as Chair Designate until the current Chair John Gourd steps down in June.

The Board has been further bolstered with the appointment of two other business leaders. Andrew Stroomer, Stevenage Site Director, Airbus Defence and Space, is due to take over from Martino Picardo who is stepping down as Business Representative later this month. Tina Barnard, Chief Executive of Watford Community Housing Trust, will fill the Commercial Not-For-Profit Representative vacancy.

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