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Non-Executive Director from the private sector to champion a Net Zero Green Recovery in Berkshire

Are you looking for a Non-Executive Director role where you could lead a strategic debate about the imperatives of the green recovery agenda for Berkshire as well as supporting this area in reaching the Government’s target of net-zero emissions by 2050?

Are you looking to broaden your business exposure and develop your skills as a Non-Executive Director? We have a unique opportunity for a business representative to join our Board and play a pivotal role in driving growth in our local economy particularly as we respond to the unprecedented challenges that Covid-19 has brought and deliver the ambition in the Recovery & Renewal Plan for Berkshire which was published on 3 February. As a non-executive director, you will be able to develop your skill set as you advise and inform the decisions of the LEP. With your professional expertise you will be able to provide our organisation with strategic oversight, impartial advice and sound judgement.

As one of 38 LEPs across England, we are a business led partnership between local authorities, private sector businesses, the Voluntary and Community Sector and Higher Education and Further Education partners. If you would like to discuss this position informally or have general questions about the LEP please contact its Chief
Executive, Alison Webster, at alisonwebster@thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk

We play a central role in determining local economic priorities in Berkshire and undertaking activities to drive economic growth, job creation, improve infrastructure and raise skills within our local area. Our Board is led by a Business Chair and our Board Directors include local leaders of industry who are from businesses of all sizes as well as representatives from our important stakeholders.

We are now looking for a senior and highly experienced business professional who has a connection with Berkshire, either because they work or live here, to join our Board. We want an individual who can bring their commitment, passion and energy to the LEP. This role will be as a volunteer to contribute the views and interests of the private sector and who can act as its ambassador, providing insight and expertise.

Download the recruitment pack here. 

If you wish to apply for this position, please send your CV/Profile and a one-page summary of your reasons for wanting to join us, to joanna@thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk by noon 19 March 2021.