Mayor’s LEAP27th January 2017 / Posted by CRP Team
Cross River Partnership is proud to announce that, Simon Pitkeathley, Co-Chair of CRP, has been chosen as one of only eight business members, for the new pan-London Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) called the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP).
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced the LEAP members which brings together the Mayor, London Councils and business leaders across all the city’s main sectors. “London is open for business and I look forward to working with the members of LEAP to take forward my new economic development strategy for the capital, generating the jobs and growth we need to keep London prosperous.”
Simon Pitkeathley, CEO of Euston Town and Camden Town Business Improvement Districts and Camden Collective workspace, said: “I am delighted to be appointed to LEAP as we enter an exciting period for Local Enterprise Partnerships. Amongst all the initiatives LEAP oversees, its role in coordinating business support in London through the Growth Hub provides a huge opportunity to scale up London’s thriving start-up community”.
LEAP aims to be a more representative, streamlined and business-led body which will work to boost jobs and support economic growth in London.
To find out more information on the LEAP, please see the following press release.