The Tees Valley Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership are looking to recruit ambitious members of the local business community to deliver our economic plans.
The Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), chaired by Paul Booth, works closely with the wider business community and other partners to drive forward economic growth and job creation in the area. In May 2017, the residents of the Tees Valley elected a Mayor, Ben Houchen, who chairs the Tees Valley Combined Authority, which works in partnership with the LEP and the five Council Leaders.
Our LEP business members play a vital role in ensuring our strategies and plans support private sector growth and address barriers to business success. LEP members typically work to support our strategies for skills and employment, improve transport infrastructure, promote finance for business, and promote the Tees Valley to inward investors. By becoming Associate Members of the Combined Authority Cabinet, they influence decision-making, and have a real and direct impact on the Tees Valley’s economic future. Part of a national network of LEP members, they have influence nationally and across the North of England.
We are now looking to add to the strong group of business representatives we have on the Local Enterprise Partnership, and recruit new members to ensure an active and diverse group. We would particularly encourage applications from business in the the SME community.
We are looking for people to: