South East England Development Agency (SEEDA)

SEEDA is responsible for the economic and social development of the South East. The economy is the 22nd largest in the world, bigger than Denmark, Austria, South Africa and Greece and covers the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and East and West Sussex. As home to over eight million people, it is the largest region in the UK.

SEEDA aims to create a prosperous, dynamic and inspirational region by helping businesses compete more effectively, training a highly skilled workforce, supporting and enabling our communities, while safeguarding our natural resources and cherishing our rich cultural heritage.

One of SEEDA’s projects is the ‘Sittingbourne Hub Enterprise’, based at Kent Science Park. The Hub Champion is Robert de Fougerolles, Director of Olameter Ltd, Hub Director is Dr. John Dodd and further information is available from or