The current chairman of Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Jim Stewart, has held this role since November 2017 and his term expires this year.
He said, “It has been a fantastic experience to lead Dorset LEP as chairman over the last three years and to see so much investment and improvement in Dorset as a result of our work over this time.”
Highlights of Mr Stewart’s achievements include: forging a stronger relationship with the Dorset business community; establishing the Dorset Local Industrial Strategy; securing an additional £11.8m investment for Dorset through the Getting Building Fund; planning the Dorset investment strategy and implementing a new governance structure within Dorset LEP. Through his leadership, Dorset LEP has continued to deliver its £98.4m programme of Growth Deal projects on time and on budget.
Dorset LEP welcomes applications for the role of chairman from candidates with a strong business background and reputation at a senior level.
Interested candidates are invited to apply by 10am on Monday 26 October and more details can be found on www.gatenbysanderson.com/job/GSe67381/chair-76/ .
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