Councillor Kevin Bentley
Kevin joined the board in September 2014. He was elected to Essex County Council in 2009 where, in 2011 he became portfolio holder for economic development, regeneration, waste strategy and trading standards and, after re-election in 2013, was appointed deputy leader to the council and cabinet member for economic growth and infrastructure.
Kevin is also a councillor for Colchester Borough Council, having served on the cabinet as portfolio holder for business, tourism and leisure.
Outside of politics Kevin is the chairman of the award winning PR agency Mosaic Publicity and is a journalist by profession. Before leaving to set up Mosaic Publicity in 2000 he spent 20 years working for the BBC as a radio and television reporter and producer.