Board member:

Cllr Ed Potter

Cllr Ed Potter

Councillor Potter acts as Councillor Lezley Picton’s alternate on The Marches LEP Board.

About Cllr Ed Potter

Ed Potter has been Shropshire Councillor for the Loton division since 2017.

Previously cabinet member for Children’s Services, Ed is now responsible for Economic Growth, Regeneration and Planning.

Outside of his council responsibilities, he supports the League of Friends of Royal Shrewsbury Hospital through their Berrington branch and used to be the county chairman of the Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers.

Before becoming a councillor Ed set up an outside catering business, which he continues to run to this day.

In his spare time he has a keen interest in food and cookery, and enjoys following the latest culinary trends and eating out.

Cllr Lezley Picton

Cllr Picton’s alternate on the Marches LEP board is Cllr Ed Potter. As leader of Shropshire Council, Cllr Picton has served on The Marches LEP board since July 2021.

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The LEP Board

The LEP board includes the leaders of the three local authorities of Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin as well as the chairs of regions Business Boards.

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