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Thames Gateway Kent Partnership

Board Members



Rob Bennett, Founding Partner, BBP Regeneration

The Public Sector


Councillor Andrew Bowles, Leader, Swale Borough Council (Vice Chairman)

Councillor David Turner, Leader, Gravesham Borough Council

Councillor Rodney Chambers OBE, Cabinet Member for Inward Investment, Strategic Regeneration and Partnerships, Medway Council

Councillor Jeremy Kite MBE, Leader, Dartford Borough Council

Councillor Martin Cox, Leader, Maidstone Borough Council

Councillor Mark Dance, Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Kent County Council

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Ian Piper, Interim Chief Executive

The Private Sector

Kamal Aggarwal, Partner and Head of Thames Gateway Office, Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP

Mark Heeley, Tarmac

Robert Goodman, Senior General Manager - Shopping Centres, Land Securities Group plc

Paul Jackson, CEO, Dovetail Games

[There are currently two Private Sector vacancies on the Board]

Board Observers

Government Agencies

Richard Penn, Environment Planning & Engagement Manager, Environment Agency

Paul Kitson, General Manager (South East), Homes and Communities Agency

Further Education

Ann Komzolik, Vice-Principal, Business and Commercial Services, North Kent College

Higher Education

Carole Barron, Director of Innovation and Enterprise, University of Kent

Member of Parliament

Rehman Chishti MP

Board Minutes

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