Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership is a private sector-led private/public partnership. The Board provides a strategic lead in all activities contributing to the growth and vibrancy of the county’s economy.
The Board comprises six representatives from the private sector, including the Chair, and six from the public sector.
The director of the Local Enterprise Partnership is Graham Haywood.
Board appointments are for an initial period of one year, with the option to go for re-selection. After the initial year it is envisaged that appointments will be for three years.
All Board members sign up to a Code of Practice ensuring there is no conflict of interest in taking key decisions that influence development and investment and setting out clear processes for consultation and feedback.
Current Board membership is detailed here.
Private sector members
- George Beveridge, Nuclear Management Partners (Sellafield) - Chair
- Jackie Arnold, BAE Systems Submarine Solutions
- Jim Jackson - Openreach Regional Infrastructure Director for the North
- Rob Johnston MBE FCIM
- Duncan Peake, CEO, Holker Group