How we are run

View of Greenwich Park on sunny day.
Greenwich Park. Image courtesy of © visitlondon.com/Jon Reid.
Learn how London and Partners' not-for-profit model works, what are the board's priorities and who is on the Management Committee.

London & Partners is a not-for-profit company. We operate as a social enterprise, half funded by the Greater London Authority (GLA) and half from other sources, including a portfolio of commercial ventures.

Our members

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

  ABTA        UK Hospitality             London Chamber of Commerce  

                                  Mayor of London      SOLT

Our board

The London & Partners’ board is made up of industry experts from the private sector.

It comprises up to 10 non-executive directors and two executive directors. The Mayor of London appoints the chairman and one other director. Other non-executive directors are appointed by the members on the recommendation of the board.

The board is responsible for:

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

Board committees and subsidiary companies

Other specific responsibilities are delegated to its principle committees and subsidiary company boards.

Each of these boards operates within defined terms of reference:

Board committees

Subsidiary companies

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 the board and its members.  

Our Management Committee

Our Management Committee is responsible for the overall direction, performance and culture of the organisation.

The majority of decisions are made by a programme board 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.

You can find further information about our governance in our Delegation of Authority [PDF 119 KB].

Laura Citron

Laura Citron

Chief Executive Officer, London & Partners

Rose Wangen-Jones

Rose Wangen-Jones

Managing Director, Marketing & Destination

Janet Coyle

Janet Coyle

Managing Director, Business Growth

Allen Simpson

Allen Simpson

Managing Director, Strategy & Operations