LEP Board Vacancies

Local Enterprise Partnerships are tasked with increasing local economic growth and productivity throughout England. To achieve that they depend on the quality and strategic direction of their executive boards, led by a senior business chair, supported by local leaders from business, local councils, and universities.  All roles are voluntary.

LEP Boards are keen to receive more applications from the BAME community, disabled leaders, and from women leaders. If you’d like to get an idea of what the role might involve, take a look at what a recent recruit, businesswoman Sara Uzzell, says about her experience on the board of the Dorset LEP.  This page features all of our current LEP Board vacancies – so keep an eye on it.


The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) is looking for volunteer members to become part of the Business Board. The Business Board will enable significant economic growth in the region by providing visionary leadership and challenge to the CPCA, Government and partners. We are looking for people with the right skills, abilities and talents to help deliver our vision for the future.  The Business Board is advising the Combined Authority on its development of the 2030 Ambition, ensuring the area becomes a leading place in the world to live, learn and work. The Board gives commerce a strong voice in strategy development whilst always ensuring that decisions are taken in the best interests for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Successful candidates must inspire confidence in the local business community and within Local Government with have strong networking experience. We are interested in applications from entrepreneurs and SMEs.  We are keen to build a diverse Board that is representative of our community, and we are dedicated to supporting a fully inclusive culture and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. Click here for more information and to submit an application.


New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership currently has 2 vacancies on its board: Chiar of the Board and Board member.  For the Chair role, the LEP is seeking an inspirational business leader in the private sector, who will have the ability to develop strong and purposeful partnerships and champion Norfolk & Suffolk at regional and national level.  Click here for more information about this role.  For the Board Member role, the LEP is seeking a senior leader from the private sector, who will be personable, influencial and collaborative, willing to bring energy and commitment to shaping the economic development of Norfolk & Suffolk.  Click here for more information about this role.

If you have any queries about this appointment, or wish to arrange an informal discussion with Chris Starkie, LEP CEO, please email Charley Purves or call on 01603 510071.  The closing date for applications is 12pm Friday 20th March 2020.  All applicants must submit an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.



Are you a visionary business leader with a passion for Tees Valley? The Tees Valley Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) are looking to recruit a new LEP Chair and new LEP members from the private sector to deliver our ambitious economic plans.  The Combined Authority and LEP strive to ensure an equal and diverse membership, and through this latest round of appointments, have committed to achieve 50% female representation on the LEP board in 2020.  

Due to the current LEP Chair coming to the end of his term, we are looking to appoint a new LEP Chair who has a strong private sector background, experience of building effective organisations and has the motivation to fully commit to and represent the LEP on a local and national scale.

For more information on both of these roles please click here.  To download the LEP Member application form please click here.  To download the LEP Chair application form please click here.  For any queries, and to submit an application, please email Lewis Evans. 

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