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We are recruiting for a new Chair

Are you looking for a new experience where you can make a difference and contribute towards the future success of your local area?

We are looking for a persuasive and influential business leader who can bring energy and passion to the LEP. The role will be as a Non-Executive Director to act as Chair and ensure that decisions are taken in the best interests of Berkshire’s economy. 

Thames Valley Berkshire LEP is a small but dynamic organisation, tasked with responsibility for implementing an economic growth strategy, through an investment programme of over £200m. It is also leading (in partnership with Central Government) the implementation of a Local Industrial Strategy, through to 2030, and operating transparently in the allocation of public funds.

  • Candidates must live and/or work in the Coast to Capital area or have a strong connection to the area.
  • Chair remuneration is ratified by the LEP Forum and reviewed annually by the Nominations & Governance Committee. For 2019/20, this has been set at £20,000 p.a., paid monthly in arrears. The oversight of the Chair will be provided by the LEP’s Nominations & Governance Committee.

Find out more about the role and apply online here. 

The closing date for applications is noon Monday 20 April 2020.