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7th February, 2019

Finance leader joins the board at New Anglia LEP

New Anglia LEP is has announced that Lindsey Rix has become the Deputy Chair of its board.

Finance leader joins the board at New Anglia LEP

Lindsey is Managing Director of Aviva’s UK Savings and Retirement business. She has previously been responsible for its Personal General Insurance business as well as Chief Operating Officer for General Insurance. Prior to joining Aviva in 2014, Lindsey held a variety of MD roles in Commercial & Corporate banking at Barclays and Santander, as well as being MD of Santander’s Private Banking and Wealth Management division in the UK. She has been a LEP board member since 2015.

Lindsey was unanimously elected as Deputy Chair at the LEP’s February board meeting. This is a new role within the structure of the LEP, in line with recommendations made in the Government’s National Assurance Framework for LEPs, published earlier this year.

Doug Field, Chair of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, said:

“Lindsey has been a valued member of the LEP board for some time now. Her energy, ideas and expertise in the financial sector have helped drive a refresh of the LEP’s governance and delivery of the Economic Strategy for Norfolk and Suffolk. I know Lindsey will be an even greater asset to the LEP and the region’s business community as she begins this new role.”

Lindsey Rix, Deputy Chair of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, said:

“It’s a huge privilege to sit on the board of the Local Enterprise Partnership and work with our partners local government and education to drive growth and create jobs in Norfolk and Suffolk. This is an exciting time to be involved, as we work to secure a Local Industrial Strategy for our two counties. I’m looking forward to addressing this and other challenges in my new role.”

 

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For more information please contact:

Jim Rice

Communications Manager

Tel: 01603 510077 M: 07769 921834

E: jim.rice@newanglia.co.uk