Punter, Louise

Chief Executive, Surrey Chambers Of Commerce

Louise Punter has worked as the Chief Executive of Surrey Chambers of Commerce for 14 years, following 17 years working in manufacturing and business services. She started her career as a sponsored student with Metal Box, a major packaging company, working in most functions and many locations. This was followed by a 5 year career break, during which time two daughters were born and an MBA achieved. After a short return to CarnaudMetalBox she then spent 3 years as the Marketing Director of an international conformity assessment organisation, Bureau Veritas. Whilst building Surrey Chambers into a strong representative organisation for Surrey businesses, Louise has become involved in all sectors of the community. She is a trustee of Satro, a Board member of Surrey Young Enterprise, a member of the 14-19 strategic Board, on the Civilian-Military Partnership Board as well as a director of the EnterpriseM3 Local Enterprise Partnership. She is a founder member of SARI (Surrey Alcohol Responsibility Initiative) along with beer producers SAB Miller. She has two daughters, one a musical theatre actress and the other a scientist.