Expressions of interest to join the LEP Board

Posted 28th February 2019

Help make a difference to our City Region.

With effect from February 2019 we have 3 opportunities to join the LEP Board and are inviting expressions of interest from individuals who can complement the skills and capabilities of our current Board members, can contribute to the work of the Board and through it the growth of the City Region.

We are seeking individuals who share our passion, commitment and belief in the City Region from all sections of the Liverpool City Region community (and beyond given proven links to Liverpool City Region) and representing our diverse culture, attributes and values.

We are seeking individuals with specific expertise, experience and knowledge at a senior operational and strategic level in the following 3 key areas:

  • Visitor Economy
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Health & Life Science

The individuals appointed will be expected to apply themselves to developing or challenging strategies designed to deliver growth in each of these areas.

LEP Chair and Board positions are not financially remunerated, but reward comes in being engaged in driving this important agenda forward for the benefit of current and future generations. It also comes with significant commitments including:

  • Attend 6 LEP Board meetings per year equating to 4 days including reading of papers.
  • Attend 3 strategy development sessions of 1.5 days commitment per annum.
  • Championing the sectors and subject to the endorsement of board members, representing and feeding back to the respective sector board requiring a commitment of 3 days per annum.
  • Represent the LEP on appropriate external bodies or task and finish groups that may exist at city-region, region, national or international level. Where necessary, represent the LEP and City Region in meetings with Government or any of its departments and agencies.
  • Be prepared to make statements to, or be interviewed by, the media to promote economic strategy or policy or respond to enquiries.

For the Advanced Manufacturing and Visitor Economy, we are also seeking expressions of interest for the chair of each of these sector boards.  Subject to the endorsement of sector board members, it is anticipated that appointment to the LEP Board will also require the candidate to chair their respective sector board.  Full details about each of these roles will be provided in the application pack.

To read the full invitation for Expressions of Interest click here.

How to register your Interest

If you are interested in being considered to join the LEP Board and the respective sector boards, and believe you have the passion, knowledge, experience and expertise to assist the City Region’s growth, and can meet the commitments set out above, then please write to us at with a subject of LEP Board EOI, outlining your suitability and interest in your appropriate role.  If you would like more information on the sector board roles before you make your application, then contact us at the same address letting us know which role you are interested in and we will forward the specification to you.

The closing date is 5pm, Friday 22nd March 2019.

We look forward to hearing from you.