Portsmouth Water

Bob Taylor, CEO “We’re proud to be a Patron of Shaping Portsmouth. Supporting our local community remains at the heart of our commitment to excellence. Shaping Portsmouth’s focus on inclusive engagement and tackling local challenges resonates deeply with our values of inclusivity, integrity, and a future-focused vision. Through this partnership, we aim to help shape […]

Fair Ways

Mac McHugh, CEO “Fair Ways are passionate about making a difference for children, young people and adults in care.  We have provided services in Portsmouth for over 20 years and embrace all aspects of the city to provide experiences for those in our care. We believe Portsmouth is a great place for young people to […]

Smart Training & Recruitment

Jan Hopkinson, Managing Director “Smart Training has a mission statement “Working together to enrich life” – a philosophy that mirrors the aims and aspirations of Shaping Portsmouth. It has stood the test of time, twenty years this year, and we are honoured to be taking part in helping Portsmouth to achieve its mission for business, […]

Portsmouth Aviation

Simon Escott, Managing Director “Portsmouth Aviation is proud to be part of Portsmouth’s great history and our engineering innovation has contributed to the community since 1929. We pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive range of engineering services, which ensures that our team consists of experts across various engineering disciplines. To maintain excellence, we prioritize staff […]


Nick Green, Group Executive Director “As a significant employer in Portsmouth, we value the essential part the City has and continues to play in our success. Without the strength, tenacity and diversity of the community we simply would not be the company we are today. Shaping Portsmouth gives us one of many opportunities to support […]


Lisa Campbell, Operations Director “Hampshire Apprentice Hairdressing Academy is delighted to become a Patron of Shaping Portsmouth after recently becoming a Prime Training Provider to the City. We aim to make a difference by opening the door for those who aspire for a career in a more hands-on trade and generating jobs through apprenticeships that […]

Lightning Safety Systems

Dave Green, Managing Director “We look forward to working with partners at Shaping Portsmouth in every way we can to help ensure that Portsmouth is a safe, rewarding and thriving place to live, work and visit. We were honoured to be involved in 2022 with the Solent Academies initiative to help children with learning disabilities […]

SLR Recruitment

Sarah Roads, Founder and CEO “SLR Recruitment was born out of a passion for the Marine Industry, supplying tradespeople and technical professionals to various shipbuilding and ship-refit businesses in Portsmouth, surrounding areas, and across the UK. We are proud to be a Patron of Shaping Portsmouth, as we are passionate about our City and creating […]

Carrington West

Simon Gardiner, Co-Founder “We set about creating a company that puts its people at its heart and Portsmouth has proved to have been the ideal location for us to thrive. The city has so much to offer and in turn, we are passionate about positively contributing to the communities that our colleagues live and work […]