Thames Gateway Kent Partnership

Board Members



Rob Bennett, BBP Regeneration


The Councils

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

Councillor John Burden, Leader, Gravesham Borough Council

Councillor Rodney Chambers, Leader, Medway Council

Councillor Jeremy Kite, Leader, Dartford Borough Council

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


The Private Sector

Kamal Aggarwal, Thomson Snell and Passmore

Robert Goodman, Lend Lease Retail

David Simms, Lafarge Cement

James Speck, Kent Science Park


Board Observers


Government Agencies

Andrew Pearce, Environment Agency

Naisha Polaine, Homes and Communities Agency


Further Education

Ann Komzolik, North West Kent College


Higher Education

Professor Tom Barnes, University of Greenwich


Member of Parliament

Rehman Chishti MP