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GFirst LEP searching for board members

GFirst LEP is looking for business figures to take a place on its board.

Gloucestershire's local enterprise partnership, which is also looking for a replacement for outgoing chair Dr Diane Savory, wants board members from the private sector with the role starting in September.

Diane Savory to vacate GFirst LEP chair

Potential board members should have "a significant track record of organisational leadership, entrepreneurship and management at the highest level".

According to GFirst LEP, board members are expected to:

Represent and promote Gloucestershire on a local, national and international basis to deliver on our core priority to grow the county's economy.

Actively engage with stakeholders to capture and engage their interest and facilitate their involvement in the county.

Contribute to the diversity of view on the board through their expertise, sector knowledge or background.

Contribute to and have influence over a challenging vision and objectives, overseeing delivery through appropriate mechanisms.

Contribute to the development of the board, providing expert advice and guidance.

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