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.


The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has begun the search for a new Chair of its Board.  The LEP is seeking an inspirational business leader to chair the LEP Board, build on the firm foundations already in place and drive the LEP’s ambitious £307m growth plan to create thousands more jobs and homes in the region. 

The ideal candidate will be a successful business leader with the commercial acumen, board level experience and strategic leadership skills that will inspire confidence in our public and private-sector partners.  These skills and experience, combined with an outstanding knowledge of the Greater Lincolnshire business environment, will give the right candidate the credibility to champion our area at a regional and national level.

Click here for more information about the Chair vacancy and to view a recruitment pack.  To discuss the role, email Roger Russell or call 0203 8492627.  The deadline for applications is  20th January 2020.  





The role of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) is to unlock Leeds City Region’s vast economic potential by enabling business and enterprise to thrive. Working with partners in the public and private sector, we provide support and funding to help businesses create good, well-paying jobs, generate clean growth, attract new opportunities and investment to the region, and develop the skills and digital infrastructure we need to ensure a prosperous economy that works for everyone.  The LEP is currently seeking to recruit Board Members who will help us achieve even greater success.

We are looking for people who share a passion for the future of our economy and want to use their skills and experience to make a difference to the region’s prosperity. You must have strong links to the City Region, with a track record as a senior manager in the private sector or a business stakeholder body, and with the time and energy to commit to attend meetings roughly every two months, with the potential for some additional commitments at other times, including serving on a range of our specialist advisory Panels. We are particularly keen to hear from women and black and minority ethnic (BAME) individuals to ensure that we are representative of the diverse communities across Leeds City Region.

Click here for more information and to submit an application.  The deadline for applications is 6th January 2020.


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