Building a £50bn Economy

Date & Time: 16th May 2016 from 6.30pm to 9pm

Location: Lance Dobson Hall, Martin Building – University of Chester, Crab Lane, Warrington, WA2 0DB

Cost: FREE

Event Overview

You are warmly invited to a Public Lecture by Philip Cox, Chief Executive, Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership.

Date: Monday, May 16th 2016, refreshments at 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm start

Venue: Lance Dobson Hall, University of Chester (Warrington Campus)

Philip joined Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership in July 2014.  His role is to lead the LEP towards its objective of making Cheshire and Warrington a £50 billion economy by 2040 – more than twice its current size. This role includes overseeing the delivery of the LEP’s programme of £150m of infrastructure and other capital projects, its £¼ billion European Structural Funds programme, and the Cheshire Science Corridor Enterprise Zone, which was announced by the Chancellor in the November 2015 Autumn Statement.

Prior to joining Cheshire and Warrington, Philip was a Civil Servant, most recently as the Director for Local Economies at DCLG.

His background is as an Economist and his Civil Service career has included serving as the Principal Private Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minster and working on issues such as the sale of the Millennium Dome to create the O2 Arena, renegotiation of the contract to build the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (now HS1), the establishment of Enterprise Zones and overall responsibility for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in England.

Event Organiser

University of Chester (Warrington Campus)

Event Booking

In order to register for the event please click on the link here.