The Greater Lincolnshire LEP Executive Team is responsible for the day to day operation and delivery LEP activity.

This includes supporting the Greater Lincolnshire company boards, delivering strategy, liaising with government, identifying activities to support job growth, securing funding and engaging with the business community.


Chief Executive

  • Ruth is responsible for the day to day running and development of the LEP. She works closely with the board and guides the strategic direction, ensuring it retains its focus on productivity, creating jobs and removing the barriers to economic growth. Ruth enables Greater Lincolnshire businesses to have a voice at the highest possible level, by representing them at Westminster and liaising with key influencers on the topics that are important for our area.​

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Skills Manager

  • Clare's role is to lead the continuous development and implementation of the LEP’s work around skills, working closely with the Greater Lincolnshire Employment and Skills Board and the Local Authority skills teams. Her work includes managing the LEP’s Skills Programmes, coordinating the implementation of sector plans and engaging with stakeholders on a regional and national basis.

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Programme Manager

  • Halina's role is focused on the development and management of the LEP's strategic funding programmes. Halina co-ordinates the Greater Lincolnshire LEP Investment Board, acts as a key liaison with BEIS local and acts as a partnership manager on behalf of the LEP, advising on project delivery and contributing to strategy and policy development.

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Communications and Operations Manager

  • Kate's role is to ensure that the company fulfils its statutory duties, contracts transparently with third party suppliers for outsourced services, and communicates effectively with its audience.   Kate oversees the commissioning activity, heads up the LEP core operating finances, and leads on LEP events and communications. 

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Policy and Research Manager

  • James' role is to lead on the development of Greater Lincolnshire's evidence base and research programme. This involves wide ranging research, informing economic policies, co-ordinating engagement on government initiatives and responding to national policy.

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Economic Analyst

  • Raju's role is focussed on the compilation, analysis and interpretation of a broad range of economic and skills data which forms our evolving evidence base. Raju's work forms the foundation for the development of our Economic Strategies and Skills Advisory Panel as well as monitoring economic conditions and trends.

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Skills Delivery Manager

  • Natalie's role is to support the Skills Manager, delivering on a variety of projects and activities that contribute to the Greater Lincolnshire Employment and Skills Strategy objectives. Natalie manages the Enterprise Coordinator Team who deliver the Enterprise Adviser Network initiative influencing careers-based activity in Schools and Colleges across Greater Lincolnshire.

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Enterprise Coordinator Team – Working with Schools, Colleges and Businesses

There are five Enterprise Coordinators in the LEP team, providing support to schools and colleges across the whole of Greater Lincolnshire. The roles are funded by the Greater Lincolnshire LEP, Careers & Enterprise Company, Lincolnshire County Council, North-East Lincolnshire Council and North Lincolnshire Council.

The Enterprise Coordinators provide support directly to Schools and Colleges by guiding Careers Leaders and Senior Leaders through the Gatsby Benchmarks. They also provide businesses with the opportunity to connect to education in their local community. The goal of the Enterprise Adviser Network and Careers Hub is to ensure that all schools and colleges deliver a high-quality careers programme for young people, with employer engagement at the centre.

To find out who to contact in your local area, please see below or contact  


LIZ SHUTT (part time)

Director of Policy

  • Liz's role is to raise the profile of the LEP and to strengthen the connections with government and civil service policy.  Liz leads on the Local Industrial Strategy which requires broad stakeholder engagement at national and local level.

LAURA SPITTLES (part time)

Project Officer

  • Laura's role is to support the LEP Team, activity and projects, and has a strong focus on finances, events and communications. Laura's tasks also include supporting the LEP boards, monitoring progress of LEP contracts, and maintaining robust records.



Personal Assistant

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