Meet your Manufacturing Growth Manager for the EM3 Region | Manufacturing Growth Programme

Following the recent retirement of Steve Sharp, we are pleased to confirm that Robin Simpson will be taking over as Manufacturing Growth Manager for the EM3 region.

Robin  joined the programme in November 2017 and has been supporting SME Manufacturers in the Solent region with bespoke business support. He will now be supporting businesses across both regions covering Surrey, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Robin has an extensive client history, with over 25 years of experience supporting small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – from businesses with a few staff, to those employing a couple of hundred people – as well as working with many large national and international concerns.

A specialist in business growth and development, he has an MBA and an MA in Strategic Decision Making, and is always keen to offer practical help and guidance that is centred on the client’s needs.

Improvement projects MGP can support…

  • Change
  • Digital
  • Environmental & Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Leadership & Management
  • Marketing & Market Knowledge
  • People & Skills
  • Productivity & Capacity
  • Product & Service Innovation
  • Quality & Improvement
  • Strategy

Grant contribution towards the cost of an improvement project can now be provided to manufacturing businesses with aspiration to improve, develop, grow and become more productive.

The Manufacturing Growth Programme is due to run until the end of March 2023.

Contact Robin today at
Phone: 07773 228 147