The Group currently has nine members, representing employers, training providers schools and public bodies. The group is led by employers, our Vice-Chairs represent the Hinkley Point C project and the wider Somerset economy.
Peter Livingstone, Director and Solicitor, Battens Solicitors and Chair, Institute of Directors, Somerset
Our Vice Chairs
Guy Hazlehurst, Workforce Development Director, EDF Energy Hinkley Point C
Phil Harris, Director, PJB Solutions and HR Consultant
Rupert Cox, Chief Executive, Somerset Chamber of Commerce
Rod Davis, Managing Director, Dorset and Somerset Training Provider Network
Richard Graydon, Executive Officer, Somerset Association of Secondary Heads (SASH)
David Hall, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Business, Inward Investment and Policy
Lorraine Jackson, Southern Group Operational Lead, Department for Work and Pensions
Patricia Marks, Chair, Federation of Small Businesses, Somerset
Claire Waddon, Chief Executive, Care Focus South West
Caroline Grant, Group Resourcing Delivery Manager, Clarks
Anita Hayne, Director, Hayne Consulting and CIPD Chair West of England
Support to the group is provided by the Economy and Planning team at Somerset County Council. If you want to contact the Group please use the ‘Contact Us’ link.