How we are run

A unique private-public sector partnership

Corporate structure

London & Partners is a not-for-profit public-private partnership, funded by the Mayor of London, European and national funds, our network of partners and other commercial ventures.

Our members

London & Partners is a company limited by guarantee and our members (the equivalent of shareholders) are the Mayor of London, ABTA, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Society of London Theatre and UK Hospitality.

Our board

London & Partners’ board comprises experts from business, tourism, and higher education.  It is made up of up to ten non-executive directors and two executive directors.  The Mayor appoints the chairman and one other director. Other non-exec directors are appointed by the members on the recommendation of the board. 

The board is responsible for:

  • Management of the company’s business, as set out in the Articles of Association.
  • Leads the development of strategies, policies and plans to discharge London & Partners’ purposes.
  • Monitors the performance of the company, to ensure that it meets its strategic objectives and targets.
  • Promotes high standards of propriety, best practice and the efficient and effective use of staff and resources.

The board meets for scheduled meetings four times a year. It delegates specific responsibilities to the following board committees: audit and finance, nominations and remuneration.

The board is committed to the highest standards of corporate governance as an important part of an effective and efficient approach to managing the company and its subsidiaries.

Learn more about our board and its members here.

Our management committee

The management committee is responsible for the overall direction, performance and culture of the organisation.

The majority of decisions are made by two programme boards made up of the management committee and representatives of the wider senior leadership team.  The outcomes board oversees the delivery of the company's activities to ensure that we achieve our outcomes for London.  The corporate board ensures that we are an effective and well-run organisation. 

Our management committee