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23rd August, 2019

Leading businesswoman joins GFirst LEP board

GFirst LEP, Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise Partnership, is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma Hanby to the Board of Directors as a Board Member.

Leading businesswoman joins GFirst LEP board

Dr Diane Savory OBE, Chair of GFirst LEP says,

“We are really pleased to welcome Emma to the GFirst LEP Board. The food and drink sector alongside agri-tech are important sectors for Gloucestershire and Campden BRI are world leaders in their field”.

Emma Hanby is Head of Service Management at Campden BRI whose head office is in Chipping Campden; they are a food and drink consultancy that provides the food and drink industry worldwide with the practical scientific, technical and advisory services needed to ensure product safety and quality, process efficiency and product and process innovation.

Emma has worked for Campden BRI for over 15 years in the area of process development. This has included time in research, product innovation and now heading up the service management team.  In addition to the technical experience, Emma is a qualified leadership coach, focusing on the development of future talent at Campden BRI.

Emma said;

“I am delighted to be joining the GFirst LEP Board and am hopeful that my background in food and drink can support the strategic vision for Gloucestershire.  I am looking forward to influencing decisions to support the growth of the county that I live and work in.” 

For full details on the GFirst LEP Board https://www.gfirstlep.com/about-us/the-board/