Workspace Providers Board (2)

MQT on 2017-01-18
Session date: 
January 18, 2017
Question By: 
Nicky Gavron
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


What criteria will be used for selecting the members of the Board?


Answer for Workspace Providers Board (2)

Answer for Workspace Providers Board (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The application pack set out criteria including:

- senior and substantial experience with relevant workspace, particularly Incubators, Accelerators, Co-working-,making or Artist's workspaces;

- an understanding and interest individually in investment, enterprise, innovation, skills and the promotion of sustainable growth, or multiples of these;

-an ability to contribute effectively to the Board in developing strategy;  

-an ability to drive improvement in the delivery of enterprise matters in London and the implementation of the Boards' strategy;

-high level experience of representing and/or influencing bodies;

-high level experience representing the views of the workspace sector;

-an ability to act as a conduit between the sector and the GLA;

-an ability to represent the Mayor and Board effectively to external stakeholders.