The Board & Governance Structure



The fundamental responsibility of the Board should be to provide support, challenge strategic direction, oversight and scrutiny and to improve performance. It is therefore important to specify and reiterate its purpose, to:


  • Set and maintain vision, mission and values
  • Develop strategy; develop and delivery of agreed strategy
  • Ensure accountability; Ensuring accountability to all stakeholders and LA Investors, publishing annual reports, and communicating effectively, for example the annual tourism conference
  • Review the risk register every six months, with any escalations of risk put forward to the Board for consideration
  • Maintain budgeting oversight; to efficiently manage and offer effective delivery of the organisation’s resources and objectives it;
  • Maintain effective Governance; the Board takes effective steps to establish;
  • Promotes the work of MPDD; enhancing and protecting the reputation of the organisation and act as ambassadors for the organisation





MPDD is a public and private sector partnership and it is therefore key that the composition of the Board of Directors is balanced to reflect both sectors and that sector expertise to support and advise the Executive Team is prevalent in non-executive Directors.



Read the full Goverence Structure document here