North Worcestershire - the natural environment for business

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Meet the NWEDR Team

Whether you are looking for business support, require advice about the area or want help with a planning application - one of the team will be able to help you. If you have a general enquiry, please contact us on:

However, if you have a specific request please contact one of the team below:

NWEDR is headed up by Dean Piper, who has overall responsibility for the work of the team.

Dean Piper

Dean Piper - Head of Economic Development and Regeneration

Tel: 01562 732192


 For Business Support Enquires:

The main contacts for advice about business support, grants, funding and apprecenticeships are Steve, George or Sharon

Steve Singleton 2

Steve Singleton - Economic Development and Regeneration Manager (Business)

Tel: 01562 732168


Georgina Harris Georgina Harris - Economic Development Officer

Tel: 01562 732174



Sharon Forrest - Economic Development and Regeneration Assistant

Tel: 01562 732176 



For Regeneration Projects:

For information about regeneration projects or advice in relation to planning please contact either Jon or Jane.

Jon Elmer

Jonathan Elmer - Economic Development and Regeneration Manager (Place)

Tel: 01562 732552

Jane Berry Jane Berry - Economic Development and Regeneration Officer (Place)

Tel: 01562 732169



For Business Centres in Redditch:

Veronica Panting


Veronica Panting - Business Centres Manager

Tel: 01527 517165


For Skills and Employment in North Worcestershire


Andy Bywater

Andy Bywater - Skills and Employment Officer

North Worcestershire


For Town Centre Management in Bromsgrove

Cheryl Welsh Small

Cheryl Welsh - Town Centres Manager

Tel:  01562 732189



For Communications and Engagement

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Jane Doyle - Communications and Engagement Officer

Tel: 01562 732934