The LLEP Executive is responsible for overseeing and managing LLEP operations on behalf of the LLEP Board. It consists of senior officers of the organisations represented on the Board and its main roles include: ongoing development and implementation of the Strategic Economic Plan, strategically directing the LLEP team’s activity, approving communications and engagement activity, providing assurance for all operational resources and advising the Board, approving all key LLEP decisions that go to the LLEP Board for approval.

Named participants in the LLEP Executive are as follows:

  • Mandip Rai – LLEP Director – Chair
  • Edd de Coverly – Leicestershire District Councils Representative
  • Helen Mitchell – Cities and Local Growth Unit
  • Iain Gillespie – Higher Education Representative
  • Kevan Liles – Voluntary Sector Representative
  • Mike Durban – LLEP Head of Strategy
  • Andrew Smith – Leicester City Council Representative
  • Scott Knowles – East Midlands Chamber (DNL)
  • Dawn Whitemore – Further Education Representative
  • Tom Purnell – Leicestershire County Council Representative

For more information please contact Jason Tyler, Democratic Support Officer at Leicester City Council (the Accountable Body) on 0116 454 6359.