Our board

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London skyline. Image courtesy of visitlondon.com/Antoine Buchet.
Meet members of the London & Partners board, which is made up of industry experts from the private sector.

Roles and responsibilities

The London & Partners board is comprised of up to 13 non-executive directors and two executive directors.

The Mayor of London appoints the chairman and one other director. All 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 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

Other specific responsibilities are delegated to its committees: the Audit and Finance Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee.

Each of these operates within defined terms of reference:

The London & Partners 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.

The London & Partners board operates within a defined terms of reference [PDF 86 KB].

Our board members

Rajesh Agrawal

London & Partners Board Chairman, Deputy Mayor of London for Business

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Laura Citron

Chief Executive Officer, London & Partners

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Andrew Cooke

Managing Director, Operations & Governance, London & Partners

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Massy Larizadeh

Director, New Horizons Advisory Limited 

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Jo Wright

London & Partners Board Member

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Catherine McGuinness

Chairman, Policy & Resources Committee, City of London Corporation

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Tamara Rajah

CEO of Live Better With and Chair of London & Partners Ventures and Dot London Domains Limited

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Mark Taylor

CEO, Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEII)

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Manju Malhotra

CEO, Harvey Nichols

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Reza Razavi 

Vice President & Vice-Principal of Research at King’s College, London

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Dominic Field

Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group

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Our board observers

Sarah Brown

Mayoral Director, Communications

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Ben Johnson

Senior Advisor to the Mayor of London

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Justine Simons OBE 

Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries

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We publish information about our board members' direct or indirect interests in our Register of Directors' Interests [PDF 2.66 MB].

London & Partners' board meetings

You can find full information about items discussed at London & Partners' board meetings below.

Minutes of board meetings will not be uploaded until they have been approved by the board at the subsequent board meeting.

Board meeting minutes

View full minutes from previous board meetings:

Board meeting summary reports

Read full summary reports from previous board meetings:

Find out more about how London & Partners is run, including information about our delegation of authority, subsidiary companies and board committees.