Non Exec Director

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Recruiter
Greater London Authority
Location
London
Salary
Unremunerated
Posted
24 Dec 2018
Closes
21 Jan 2019
Job Type
Contract
Funding London Non-Executive Directors
Greater London Authority
Central London
Unremunerated
Fixed Term
Ref: FL2019

The Mayor is inviting applications for two Non-Executive Director's (NED's) for the Funding London Board to grow and support businesses in London.

Funding London, the Mayor's investment arm, aims to bridge the funding gap in London and enable real opportunities for sustainable growth in early- and growth-stage companies. The early-stage network plays a significant role in London's economy, not least of which is the creation of good jobs and good growth. Returns generated from our funds are reinvested, fueling continuous fund provision which makes investment available to the next generation of high growth businesses.

Funding London's overarching goals are to:
  • Create of an evergreen capital base for continuous support to small and medium enterprises of London who are caught in the finance gap
  • Provide best of breed fund managers with real investment opportunities to deliver investment to small businesses
  • Reinvest success, fueling continuous fund provision to support the next generation of high growth businesses
To be considered for the role, candidates will need to demonstrate one or a combination of the following areas of expertise to the Board:
  • Venture Capital: Knowledge and experience of venture funds, venture investing and fund raising
  • Large Loan Funds: Knowledge and experience of delivering larger SME loan funds
  • Senior level experience and demonstrable success in implementing solutions in SME/early stage funding
  • Knowledge of European Investment Fund/British Business Bank (BBB)
  • Keen interest in financing SMEs, both, established and at early stage
  • Experience of managing European Investment Bank/European Regional Development Fund funds

To apply, please visit our website.

Application closing date: Sunday 10 February 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
Interview date: Friday 22 February 2019.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to reflect London's diversity in all Board appointments. The aim is that the Funding London Board contains a broad range of experience and reflects London's diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.