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Director | The LEP Network
Warren took up the role of Director at The LEP Network in February 2015. His working day is spent interacting with the Chairs and Chief Executives of the 38 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) across England, as well as with senior Whitehall officials and a wide range of external stakeholders.
Warren has almost 20 years of experience in the world of economic development. This includes: working freelance as an economic development consultant for Amersham & Wycombe College and Wycombe District Council; as Area Director for the Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire area at the South East England Development Agency; as Deputy Chief Executive of Business Link Surrey; leading an ERDF Objective 2 programme in the Upper Lee Valley of North London; and as EU Funding Manager for a London based arts charity in the long distant past of Single Regeneration Budget programmes.
When he has any spare time, Warren enjoys getting into his art studio, to continue honing his skills as a fine artist specialising in printmaking.