Anne-Marie Mountifield

Solent LEP


Register of Interest

Anne-Marie Mountifield's Register of Interest can be found here.


Anne-Marie Mountifield has been the Chief Executive and Board Director at the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for the last 7 years.

A member of the Institute of Directors, and the National Maritime UK Council she is also a 'Women in Maritime' ambassador.

Before taking up the role as Chief Executive at Solent LEP, Anne-Marie held senior executive leadership posts for more than 20 years in further education, the Civil Service (Department of Business Innovation and Skills) and local government.

An inspirational leader, Anne-Marie clearly conveys the vision for the Solent LEP and leads on the development of the strategy for the area and the roll out of the Solent £1bn Capital & Infrastructure programme.

HR Representative

HR Representative from Portsmouth City Council (Accountable Body)

Crispin Dick

Solent LEP Company Secretary

Brian Johnson

Solent LEP Business Director and Solent LEP Chair

Register of Interest

Brian Johnson's Register of Interest can be found here.

LEP Roles

Chair - The Chair Role Profile can be found here

SME Business Ambassador

Business Director


Private Sector Representative


Brian is the UK Business Development Director at BAE Systems Maritime and works in Portsmouth Naval Base. He brings a wealth of private sector experience to his role within the LEP Board, with over 20 years' experience in the Marine and Maritime sector at organisations such as Thales, Marconi and the aforementioned BAE Systems. Brian is also on the Board of the Society of Maritime Industries. Brian is the Solent LEP Chair and also represents and engages with the SME business community as our LEP Board SME Champion.

James Fitzgerald

Corporate Finance Specialist, Portsmouth City Council (Accountable Body to Solent LEP)

Register of Interest

James Fitzgerald's Register of Interest Return can be found here.


James is the nominated Value for Money Officer and lead for Risk Management at Portsmouth City Council in their role as accountable body to the Solent LEP.

Solent Partners

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