Sue LeesChief Executive, Elevate East London LLP

Sue was previously a Director at the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham and prior to that was the Chief Executive of the Barking and Havering LIFTCo.  She is a Chartered Accountant by training and holds a Masters in Construction Project Management.  She did her first degree at Imperial College London, where she learnt that Maths is not for the faint-hearted!

Cameron GeddesCouncillor, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
David Harley
David HarleyActing Head of Planning & Regeneration LBBD

David Harley is Group Manager for Economic Development and Sustainable Communities at the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.   His group consists of two teams – one responsible for town centre regeneration, inward investment, business support, physical regeneration and the Council’s input into the Borough’s growth hubs including Barking Riverside, the London Sustainable Industries Park and londoneast-uk. The other team is responsible for new build housing and an extensive estate renewal programme. David is a chartered town planner with a masters in Environmental Planning and over 15 years experience in regeneration.  One of David’s proudest achievements was the Barking Enterprise Centre from concept through to opening.

Peter CornforthDirector of Retail, Benson Elliot
Kevin HarrisDirector of Development & Regeneration, East Thames Group