Gavin Cleary

CEO, Locate in Kent

Belfast born Gavin Cleary studied Engineering and then Economics at the University of Cambridge, sponsored by the Ford Motor company. Before joining Locate in Kent he ran an economic development consultancy with a particular focus on Fintech, building on a successful career in the City and then economic development. As CEO of Locate in Kent he is responsible for an organisation that has supported the creation or retention of more than 70,000 jobs since 1997.

Session Details

30-Minute Recipe for Success

Astor Suite: 2:15pm - 2:45pm

Gavin Cleary, Chief Executive with Locate in Kent, the inward investment agency for Kent and Medway will be using the food and drink sector to showcase the support and expertise available in the county for businesses looking to grow. He will share the stage with Stephen Russell, co-founder of Copper Rivet Distillery in Chatham Maritime who will share his experience of being located in Kent offering invaluable insights on his route to success.

Benefits of attending this session:

  • This session will lift the lid on the support available for businesses looking to grow in Kent, using the example of the county‚Äôs thriving food and drink sector.
  • Businesses will leave the workshop with useful tips and insights on what makes a successful business.
  • They will also have a greater understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing the sector in Kent and where the future lies.


Event Countdown:

132d 16h 43m 37s


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