Invest Hertfordshire logo


Invest Hertfordshire is the premier gateway for businesses looking to relocate to and expand in Hertfordshire. Our dedicated team provides unparalleled expertise across a range of sectors. Perfectly paced to connect you to other sources of support and work closely with local planning authorities across the county and neighbouring areas to find the best location for your business. Invest Hertfordshire is part of Hertfordshire Local Economic Partnership, which is responsible for managing economic development and skills for the county.

Our Services


Invest Hertfordshire offers a free and confidential package of services that are tailored to individual companies’ needs. 

By providing you with access to expert knowledge and local intelligence, Invest Hertfordshire helps to de-risk your business investment and can ensure a faster and more successful relocation or expansion.

Support is available to both national and international firms of all sizes that are considering or wish to relocate to (or expand in) Hertfordshire, and includes:

  • Investment case development including market intelligence and research
  • Sourcing property solutions
  • International market support
  • Advice on recruitment and training
  • Introductions to appropriate networks, suppliers, agencies and educational establishments
  • Help you understand and navigate potential market opportunities

Invest Hertfordshire is owned by Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, the leading organisation in the county for economic and business growth working closely with the Department for Business and Trade to support businesses to invest, grow and export, creating jobs and opportunities. Invest Hertfordshire – your partner for growth. 

Meet the team

Melanie Miller

Inward Investment Manager

Melanie connects businesses looking to relocate or expand to areas of support and works with foreign and UK investors, landowners, and business and district directors, to stimulate strategic economic growth in Hertfordshire. Melanie is the first point of contact for all inward investment enquiries connecting business to areas of support and our team of sector specialists.

Tim Burton

Business Support Services Manager

Tim oversees the delivery of Hertfordshire Economic Partnership business support services, including Hertfordshire Growth Hub, which works to accelerate the growth of local SMEs, and Visit Herts, the county’s destination management service. Tim works closely with local partners to ensure Hertfordshire’s business support programmes are effectively connected, as well as partners within the wider South East cluster, in order to maximise opportunities for collaboration.

Adam Morley

Creative Sector Lead

Adam oversees the development and delivery of the Film and TV and Digital Sector/Cluster Action Plans and supports the industry-led Film and TV Panel. He provides a mix of strategic business advice and signposting to the creative sector on sector-specific and general business issues. His role also involves developing and supporting on legislation, skills development and employment opportunities.

Pippa Cawdron

Hertfordshire Film Office Manager

Pippa leads the set-up and delivery of the Hertfordshire Film Office - a one-stop-shop service for film and TV-related activities across the county. Pippa works closely with Creative UK, local authorities in Hertfordshire and other key intermediaries such as Production Guild - together with production companies, location managers, and studios - to support the development of the industry locally and maximise opportunities for growth.

Paul Witcombe

Life Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing Sector Lead

Paul works to support the growth and development of Hertfordshire’s internationally renowned life sciences and advanced manufacturing sectors, to ensure existing and future growth opportunities are fully maximised and to help drive local job creation.

Adam Wood

Enterprise Zone Manager

Adam manages the growth and development of Hertfordshire Innovation Quarter, the county's enterprise zone. He works with partners to secure investment and deliver infrastructure that will unlock strategically located development sites with the potential to deliver thousands of new jobs in the area.

Helen Pollock

Clean Growth Manager

Helen’s role is to stimulate Clean Growth in Hertfordshire by supporting the growth of the Low Carbon Environment Goods and Services (LCEGS) sector/cluster and encouraging new businesses to the region. Working with partners, Helen is accelerating green skills development, attracting green inward investment and enabling the transformation of Hertfordshire businesses to meet Net Zero challenges.