Our business-led board comprises influential, senior leaders from across the private sector. It is representative of the micro-enterprises, SMEs and multinational corporations that make up the North-West London economy. The board also includes senior leaders from the educational sector to enable deeper and sustained collaboration between these critical parts of our economy and society.

WLB Ambassador

Carol Bagnald
Former Commercial Director, HSBC


Steven Booth
Senior Partner, IBB Solicitors

Andrew Dakers
Chief Executive, West London Business

Richard Fuller
Corporate Affairs Director, Fuller Smith & Turner Plc

Joyce Okenwah Macfarlane
Director, JCC Selfsense

Chris Maw
Partner, PwC (Chair)

Nigel Milton
Director, Political Relations, Heathrow

Maureen Penfold
Managing Partner, Kingston Smith

Garry Phillips
Principal, Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College

Andrew Ward
Director, Corporate Relations, Brunel University London (Vice Chair)

Finance committee

David Clark
Partner, IBB Solicitors

Andrew Dakers
Chief Executive, West London Business

Ian McDonald 
Managing Director, Strategic Planning Advice Ltd

Maureen Penfold
Managing Partner, Kingston Smith (Chair)

WLB Leaders Forum

When the Leaders’ Forum launches in November 2016 the group will total around 40 businesses in addition to the WLB Board.   Founder members are:

Rahul Gokhale
Director, Allpex

John Graham
Director, AdCreative

Katie Hobbs
MD, KatchUp

Neil Impiazzi
Partnerships director, Segro

Jane Milton

Director, Jane Milton Ltd

Michael Rooney
COO, London First

Harry Scrope
Managing Director, Brompton Dock

Lalji Vekaria
Director, Saloria Architects

Ash Verma
CE, Asia Gateway Business Consultants

Professor Anthony Woodman
Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), University of West London