Business Growth Director, North East LEP
Colin Bell was Consulting Services Director and, following a management buy out, an owner of business growth and software business Winning Moves Ltd. Since the MBO in 2009 Colin was instrumental in achieving high growth and the expansion of the business in the UK and Internationally this included the development and delivery of programmes such as Growth Accelerator and the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP’s Great200Leaders. In 2013 Winning Moves was sold to the West Midlands Manufacturing Consortium (WMMC) who deliver the Manufacturing Advisory Service in the North East, North West and West Midlands. Colin spent two years as part the WMMC senior management team before moving to the North East LEP.