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D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership opens application process for new board members

D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership opens application process for new board members

Organisation seeks experienced private sector business leaders to help shape economic strategy

The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has begun recruitment for two new private-sector board members who can help the organisation continue the economic growth of the region. 

Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) play a central role in deciding local economic priorities, driving drive economic growth and creating jobs and D2N2’s central goal is to improve the productivity of the economy of Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, and Nottinghamshire through inclusive growth. 

To aid the organisation in this remit, D2N2 has begun looking for new board members who can help to shape the economic strategy across the region. 

D2N2 Board members represent the LEP’s interests to partners and stakeholders in the private and public sectors and work collaboratively with them to deliver a shared agenda for our economy.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced senior leader or business owner with an outstanding ability to communicate, lead, and influence. 

Elizabeth Fagan, Chair of the D2N2 board, said:

“We’re keen to hear from business leaders with energy, creativity, and passion to help us shape and deliver our ambitions for the region. 

“This is an important time for our region as we drive forward our strategy to rebuild and grow our economy delivering a more prosperous and lower carbon region, creating better skilled and higher value jobs for our future generations.

“We are committed to supporting and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion and having a board that truly reflects the communities we serve. We would encourage applicants from all background and experiences to ensure we can deliver on our aim of being a truly diverse board.”

Applications are welcome from across the D2N2 area and from all sectors of the economy to reflect our diverse business community.

The deadline for applications is Monday 9 November 2020.

For more information on the role and application process, please visit the vacancies section on the D2N2 website.

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