Coast to Capital is recruiting a new Board Director in addition to a new Vice Chair to bring further business sector skills and expertise onto its Board in order to help shape its Local Industrial Strategy.

The Coast to Capital Board is comprised of a strong and passionate group of individuals bringing together regional business leaders alongside senior politicians and leaders from Universities and Further Education.  It is a powerful voice of challenge and advocacy for the region and brings together a wealth of experience and expertise. There is a vacancy for a Board Director to bring an understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the economy in our region, and a commitment to creating an environment where business can flourish.


Coast to Capital is committed to creating an inclusive organisation that promotes and values diversity.  Applications are welcome from senior business figures from under-represented groups and female business leaders are encouraged to apply.  We are looking for senior candidates and these roles would appeal to experienced leaders who can help to maximise the region’s potential and offer an exciting opportunity to someone who is committed to creating an environment where business can flourish. 


The posts are unremunerated and applicants are expected to live and/or work in the region.  

Tim Wates, Coast to Capital Chairman said:


“LEP Board members come from different backgrounds across the area and offer a breadth of industry knowledge and expertise. I am keen to hear from people that can build on this diversity. I invite you to bring your ideas, your skills and your ambition. If you would like to get involved, I would love to hear from you.”


To make an application please send, by Wednesday 29 May, a full CV with a covering statement setting out how you believe you could fulfil the requirements of the key role to Hazel Nicholmann, Governance Officer at


Find out more information on our Vice Chair and Board Director recruitment here

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