About Us

The Growth Hub is part of Cheshire and Warrington LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) and The Growth Hub team provide bespoke support to businesses at every stage of their growth journey from start-ups to large business. As part of the LEP, we work closely with other team members providing insights and intelligence from the businesses in the area, helping to drive the economic growth of our sub-region.

The Growth Hub helps businesses and individuals across Cheshire and Warrington, any size, any sector.

Meet the team

Andy Devaney

Director of Business Innovation

Andy has a background in Economic Development and Policy across the North West as for the past few years has been leading the business growth agenda for the Liverpool City Region. Ensuring all businesses have the support and advice they need to grow and thrive is key to Andy’s role.

E-mail: Andy.Devaney@candwgrowthhub.co.uk

Kerry Hall

Enquiry and Engagement Manager

Kerry, a qualified SFEDI adviser and Prince2 project manager joined the team in October 2018 as Enquiry and Engagement Manager working to deliver the Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub. The Growth Hub team provides impartial support and advice to people starting, running and growing businesses.

E-mail: kerry.hall@candwgrowthhub.co.uk

Paul Chapman

Growth Support Broker

Paul’s business journey began in the 1980’s founding a company building computers and progressing to network design and information security consultancy. He also found time along the way to start, grow and sell a successful scuba-diving business and be a shareholder in a manufacturing company.

For the past 15 years, Paul has been involved in helping other businesses, working extensively on the regeneration of the Speke & Garston areas of South Liverpool and on several business- support projects across the Cheshire and Warrington area.
In their spare time, Paul and his partner enjoy spending time walking in the countryside with their dog.

E-mail: paul.chapman@candwgrowthhub.co.uk

Colin Brew

Key Account Manager

Colin has a background in financial services and business support activity including international trade having worked within the Chamber of Commerce network for a number of years. Colin leads key account management and inward investment activity across Cheshire and Warrington ensuring that growth opportunities are developed.

E-mail: colin.brew@871candwep.co.uk

Rachael Zaidel Lamb

Communications & Engagement Officer

Rachael has a strong background in public sector marketing communications and inward investment. Rachael is responsible for the marketing and communications strategy of the Business Growth Hub.

E-mail: Rachael.Zaidel-Lamb@candwgrowthhub.co.uk

Trevor Langston

Pledge Leader

Trevor Leads the Cheshire and Warrington Pledge which puts employers at the heart of inspiring the next generation. The Pledge will support hundreds of employers to work more closely with schools, colleges, charities, youth and community groups and reach up to 12,000 learners.

E-mail: trevor.langston@candwgrowthhub.co.uk