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Ben Howlett joins CPMS as non-executive director

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Ben Howlett, the former MP for Bath (2015-1017), has joined multi-discipline professional services organisation CPMS as a non-executive director.

He is joining the CPMS team to work closely with the advisory board in a consulting capacity and support the business’ growth plans.

Ben is the managing director of both publishing company Dorson West and policy institute Public Policy Projects, an organisation offering practical analysis and development in public policy reform.

A firm believer in gender equality, an ethos shared with others on CPMS’ board, Ben was the first man to serve on the Women and Equalities Select Committee, a committee of the House of Commons established in 2015 to assess the work of the Government Equalities Office. Prior to taking a role in Parliament, he worked alongside the wider public sector and the NHS to provide consultancy support and also advised the Conservative Party’s transport policy team.

Mat Baine, CPMS

Mat Baine, CPMS managing director said; “Ben is perfect to support our business growth. He closely shares our company values and understands the benefits of diversity, having sat on the Women and Equalities Select Committee for two years.”

Ben is looking forward to the challenges of his new role. “CPMS is a successful SME with a proven track record of delivering high quality project management solutions to the UK rail sector,” he said.  “It also boasts over 50 per cent women employees and no gender pay gap, and therefore has an extraordinary story to tell the rest of the sector.

“As the first male MP on the UK Parliament’s Women and Equalities Select Committee, diversity is very important to me and I am very much looking forward to working with such a dynamic and exciting team for many years to come.”

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