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Will Morlidge

Chief Executive

Will was appointed as Chief Executive in May 2022, following on from his role as Interim Chief Executive since August 2021.

He joined the D2N2 LEP in 2020 as Head of Strategy and Policy, leading the development of D2N2’s recovery and growth strategy and policy relating to social inclusion and inclusive growth, energy and sustainable development and our approach to rural issues. Will is also a volunteer Enterprise Adviser with Nethergate School in Nottingham as part of our Enterprise Adviser Network programme.

He was previously Area Manager for the East at the Careers and Enterprise Company, responsible for the rollout of the Enterprise Adviser Network to over a third of the schools in England and a board member for the Opportunity Areas in Derby and Cambridgeshire. Previously Will worked for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and was responsible for negotiating growth deals and other funding between Government and LEPs of over £100m.



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