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MENTA is looking for entrepreneurial business leaders to join their board of directors

Outstanding entrepreneurial business leaders required by MENTA to help shape enterprise in Suffolk and Norfolk

MENTA has developed a dynamic approach to enterprise related activities within Suffolk and Norfolk, addressing the direct needs of new, emerging and existing businesses. Established in 1984 as a not for profit organisation limited by guarantee, MENTA has successfully delivered business advice, training and support to thousands of small businesses.

MENTA currently has two sites with fifty serviced work spaces and business units, and a knowledgeable team of advisers and trainers. It works with key stakeholders and partners to support skills, enterprise and employability and drive forward business and economic growth. 

The enterprise agency is looking for entrepreneurial business leaders to join their board of directors.
The MENTA board will consist of 10 business leaders and include representatives from a range of public, private and voluntary sector organisations. 

Alistair Ponder, Chair of MENTA comments, "We are interested in candidates who are persuasive and influential, willing to bring energy, passion, entrepreneurial flair and creativity to help with the continued growth of MENTA."

"We are particularly interested in speaking with people who have experience of small to medium sized enterprises, there skills will be vital to enable MENTA to create a leading team of enterprise advocates."

Applicants are sought from all sectors and are not restricted by age, sex, ethnic origin, experience or county demographic. Successful candidates will initially serve for a 12 month term and must commit to six formal meetings a year, with additional representation at specific events.

Applications can be emailed to the Chief Executive Alex Till (alex@menta.org.uk) or sent by post to; Board Recruitment, MENTA, The Vision Centre, 5 Eastern Way, Bury St. Edmunds IP32 7AB.

Applications no later than 26th June 2019.

Photo of Alex Till by Allegro Creative Agency

Sue Wilcock