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J&B Recycling’s CEO, Vikki Jackson-Smith is working alongside other prominent leaders in the region such as Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen and Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston asa member of the Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
The Tees Valley LEP is a business-led partnership involving local authorities and business representatives; working together to support business growth, improve infrastructure, create employment and enhance attraction to the area.
Business leaders and authorities meet every month to discuss current and future projects to enhance the Tees Valley, so that people and businesses will see that this is a great place to live, work-study and invest.
Vikki Jackson-Smith said: “Being part of the LEP means I get to understand what is planned for the region and help shape what is best for businesses.
“The LEP board brings together a lot of business heads to discuss what we really need, from infrastructure to skills and many other topics facing our region.”
The Tees Valley Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) are looking to recruit a new LEP Chair and new LEP members from the private sector to deliver its ambitious economic plans.
If you are interested in becoming a chair or member of the Tees Valley LEP, please click here.