Help Shape the Future of Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership

We are seeking applications from new private sector board members who will bring further commercial experience and insight to the board and help generate new ideas and who will best reflect the communities we serve across Buckinghamshire.

Applicants should be excellent communicators, demonstrate real leadership and understanding of what drives economic prosperity for an area. Utilising your knowledge and business networks you will help provide further insight, drive and guidance to support the Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership strategic programme of economic activity. 

Business people are being invited to join the board of the Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP) to help steer the future economic direction of the area, which is at the heart of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc. BTVLEP is a business led Local Enterprise Partnership which promotes economic growth and prosperity across Buckinghamshire.

Buckinghamshire is a significant wealth generator for the UK economy, and the commitment of over £73m in Local Growth Funds is unleashing ambition and creativity across the county. This funding is enabling the delivery of new road and rail infrastructure, better skills and business opportunities and enhancing digital connectivity to support sustainable economic growth in Bucks. BTVLEP are currently developing a trailblazing Local Industrial Strategy for the area.

In the past 12 months our Local Growth Fund investment has helped support new educational facilities at the world leading National Film and Television School, new facilities for the creative industries and construction and motor trades have been created at the Buckinghamshire College Group sites and work is now complete on the new Vinson Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Buckingham. This performance in our Local Growth Fund Delivery has enabled BTVLEP to be graded good on all fronts in the Government’s annual assessment of Local Enterprise Partnerships.

The closing date for applications is December 21st with interviews being held in the week commencing January 7th 2019.

Application packs, including a role description and person specification, can be requested by contacting or telephoning 01494 927132.

Applicants are also invited to speak to our Chief Executive Richard Harrington for an informal chat about the role and commitments telephone 07887 821597.