Become a Forum Partner

Interested in partnering with the Forum? All institutions involved in local economic and employment development and area-based partnerships may become Forum Partners.

Forum Partners share information and participate in events and knowledge-sharing activities. They also regularly receive reports and handbooks on relevant topics, such as employment & skills, culture & jobs, entrepreneurship and social economy.

LEED Partner Success Stories



For more information, please contact Jonathan Barr and Alessandro Kandiah.

Forum members

  • Denis Leamy, Chairman of the Forum and Chief Executive of Pobal, Ireland
  • Rainer Aster, Managing Director, gsub mbH - Social Business Consultancy Corporation, Germany
  • Randall Eberts, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, US
  • Tor Hatlevoll, Senior Advisor, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, Sweden
  • Sally Sinclair, CEO of the National Employment Services Association, Australia
  • Louis Vervloet, Director of ESF Unit, Flemish Ministry of Employment, Belgium
  • John Buck, President and Chief Executive Officer, CEDEC

Our Partners

The work of the Forum is supported by the above Forum Partners

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