Thames Valley Berkshire LEP welcomes IoD Chair to Forum
Raj Singh has been appointed to Thames Valley Berkshire LEP’s Forum, which acts as its overview and scrutiny body. Raj has over 34 years of diverse international industry experience, ranging from consulting and technology to manufacturing and oil and gas. He is currently Chair of IoD Berkshire.
Raj commented on his appointment, “I am delighted to be nominated to the LEP Forum. It is essential for it to have a strong business voice and as Chair of IoD Berkshire I can provide that on behalf of my members. The success of business is essential to Berkshire’s economy and this is why the LEP has invested in a number of initiatives to help businesses grow such as the Berkshire Business Growth Hub, ScaleUp Berkshire and its award-winning Funding Escalator.
“The LEP has played a significant role in supporting Berkshire’s turbo economy under the able leadership of its Executive Board. My aim is to act as a critical friend and enhance the collaboration between the IoD locally and the LEP - to deliver a Local Industrial Strategy for Berkshire and continue to drive productivity to new highs.”