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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 John Cubitt, 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 Mark Dance, Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Kent County Council

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Paul Spooner, Interim Chief Executive

The Private Sector

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

Alan Everard, Head of Estates, South Region, Tarmac

Robert Goodman, General Manager of Bluewater (Land Securities Group plc)

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

Board Observers

Government Agencies

Andrew Pearce, Area Manager - Kent & South London, Environment Agency

Naisha Polaine, Head of Area - Essex, Kent & Thames Gateway, Homes and Communities Agency

Further Education

Ann Komzolik, Managing Director - Business Services, North Kent College

Higher Education

Dr Martin Davies, Director of Research & Enterprise, University of Greenwich

Member of Parliament

Rehman Chishti MP