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The Panel Composition

  • Combined Authority Portfolio Holder for Economic Development (a local authority leader)

  • Combined Authority Director of Commercial Development and Investment

  • Local Authority Chief Executive (on rotation every 12 months)

  • Department of International Trade representative

  • Private sector representatives

  • Reporting: Mark Basnett Managing Director, Liverpool City Region LEP, Investment Services lead

The Role of the Panel

  • Meet quarterly to support the Liverpool City Region’s inward investment function

  • Support and align the strategic priorities and objectives for the investment service

  • Provide strategic and commercial insights to inform good practice

  • Support the city region lead and wider team in ensuring consistency of delivery of working practices and adherence to protocols and collaboration agreements across all partners

  • Support the place marketing commissioning framework and the identified opportunities and activity for delivery via the Liverpool City Region team

  • Review and monitor performance of the Investment Services Team and provide scrutiny and challenge

  • Be ambassadors for the Liverpool City Region with some representation at key events

Private Sector Members – who you are?

  • You will have global investment knowledge paired with some local understanding

  • Hold a position in the private sector that is nationally significant

  • Have a good understanding of the investor decision making process nationally and


  • Be able to manage any conflict of interest that may hamper or unduly give favourable

    treatment to decision making around investment

  • Be able to provide energy, insight, direction and guidance to the Investment Services lead

  • Be able to work in partnership across the private and public sectors

How to get involved

  • Please provide a short, written expression of interest based on the criteria above

  • Selection will be based on fit assessed by the CA Director of Commercial Development and

    Investment and the local authority chief executive member

  • The first meeting will be held June 2019, with meetings each quarter in June, September,

    December and March

Timescales and distribution

  • Call out issued w/c 28th May

  • This call out has been issued through

    • CA and LEP digital platforms

    • LEP sector boards

    • Private sector working groups

    • University Alumni

All responses to be received by Karen McCabe on [email protected] no later than 5pm on Monday 17th June



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