The Kent branch of the Institute of Directors has actually designated a raft of ambassadors to its team in the county following the consultation of Nigel Earnshaw as its new regional chairman.

The 5 new ambassadors are leading figures from the county’s organization community, who will each direct a particular sector.

IoD ambassadors intend to improve relations with members and guarantee regional issues are shown in its national policy.

Patricia Lewis, professor of management at Kent Business School, has been appointed as skills and education ambassador; Ross Bartlett, sales director of Ashford-based VJ Technology, joins as construction ambassador; Maria Coulson, MD of the Ricorda Consultancy ends up being variety and addition ambassador; while Navid Mehr signs up with as marketing ambassador.

The new recruits are settled with Dr Richard Smith, a chartered director, who ends up being membership ambassador.

Nigel Earnshaw, branch chair of IoD Kent, said: “We are developing an outstanding group in Kent, and we have further ambassador visits to announce imminently.

” The IoD will play a crucial role in gearing up directors with the connections and skills they need as we emerge from the pandemic. We will likewise continue to ensure that the voice of Kent directors is represented within the IoD’s influential lobbying voice.”