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The company is seeking an exceptional leader with the necessary skills and experience to support its Executive team in delivering an ambitious business plan.

LCR is a dynamic development and regeneration company focused on delivering significant social, economic and financial benefits from railway related assets.

Positioned on the cusp of the public-private sector, LCR has gained an enviable track record of working in partnership with the private sector and other public bodies to deliver large scale regeneration projects enabled by rail infrastructure. Its current projects include the International Quarter London and the Mayfield regeneration scheme in Manchester.

LCR is forging new relationships across the public and private sectors and, building on its considerable experience, is now facilitating development at and around transport hubs and other government assets. Through this approach, LCR aims to participate in a range of development and regeneration projects and strategic partnerships over the next few years.

With a proven track record in leading organisations through significant change, the Chair will play a pivotal role as LCR’s business evolves. 

The role: 

LCR is seeking a Non-Executive Chair to join and lead the Board through the next exciting phase of LCR’s evolution. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Significant senior level experience gained within real estate, infrastructure and/or relevant tangential sectors, with experience of large scale development and regeneration projects being an advantage;
  • Demonstrable track record of having worked collaboratively across the public and private sectors in pursuit of strategic objectives;
  • Recent and relevant experience of best practice corporate governance; and
  • Be a change leader with a proven track record of delivering through partnerships in other organisations in the private and public sectors. 

The Company: 

LCR is a limited company owned wholly by the Department for Transport (DfT). 

Interested candidates may apply by emailing LCR@heidrick.com with a brief cover letter and Curriculum Vitae. 

The closing date for applications is 14 September 2018. 

This appointment is governed by the OCPA Governance Code for public appointments.

London & Continental Railways Limited, 4th floor, One Kemble Street, London WC2B 4AN  Tel: +44 (0) 20 7391 4300  Fax: +44 (0) 20 7391 4401

Registered in England and Wales, company number 02966054 at the above address.