Board member:

Mandy Thorn MBE DL

Mandy Thorn MBE DL

Mandy was appointed chair of the Marches LEP in September 2019. A leading figure in the social care sector, Mrs Thorn recently sold her business and now holds non-executive positions in the commercial and charitable sectors.

About Mandy Thorn MBE DL

Mrs Thorn, a previous vice-chair at the LEP and former chair of Shropshire Business Board, received her MBE in 2014 for services to dementia and is the current president of Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, chair of Lingen Davies Cancer Trust, a trustee of Skills for Care and a school governor.

She sold her company, Marches Care Ltd, in October 2021 after 28 successful years to focus on other projects. 

The LEP Board

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

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The LEP Team

The LEP works with colleagues in the partner local authorities and is supported by a small team of support staff based in Shrewsbury to support The Marches LEP board.

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