16 April 2015
Gus Bhandal, Warwickshire County Council
Part of the inward investment team at Warwickshire County Council Gus concentrates on helping companies relocate to or expand within Coventry and Warwickshire as part of the Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growth Hub initiative. Gus has long been an active supporter of Coventry & Warwickshire First’s Young Professionals, being a former Chairperson and current committee member, helping to deliver projects and providing a sounding board for his colleagues.
James Brookes, Bromwich Hardy
James is a Senior Commercial Surveyor at Bromwich Hardy, where he has been instrumental in growing the business over the last two years. Through his hard work Bromwich Hardy was awarded Estates Gazette EGi Deal Winner of the Year 2014 for Coventry & Warwickshire. James also finished top commercial agent in the West Midlands region for the deal maker leader board created by property analysts CoStar Group, finishing with 80 deals covering 313,477 sq.ft of space.
James Walton, Sheldon Bosley
Based predominantly in the Stratford-upon-Avon office of Sheldon Bosley, James is a registered RICS valuer and works mainly in the areas of Land Agency and Agriculture, Estate Management, Planning and Valuation. His personal interest in conversation is exemplified by the Stewardship Scheme in place on his family farm. Outside work he is a Director of the Warwickshire Rural Hub based at the NAC Stoneleigh and a member of the Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership SME Business Group. He was appointed to the Midlands Regional Advisory Board of the NFU Mutual Insurance Society in 2013.