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THE MAYORAL COMBINED AUTHORITY

The South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) is a formal partnership of councils that shapes policy and leads on decision-making. Formed in 2014 as Sheffield City Region Combined Authority, the constituent members are Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster councils.

On 6 May 2022, Oliver Coppard was elected as Mayor of South Yorkshire and became Chair of the Mayoral Combined Authority. He took office from the previous Mayor, Dan Jarvis, who had been elected in 2018.

Further information on the Mayoral Combined Authority

On our Committees and Meetings database website you can find information about our Committee details, membership information, profiles, the register of interests of the members, forthcoming meetings, meeting papers, agendas and minutes.

Find out about upcoming and past Mayoral Combined Authority meetings as well as watch those meetings that are held in public on our SYMCA webcasting portal site.

Find previous Declarations of Interest made at the Mayoral Combined Authority meetings on our Declarations of Interest finder page.

Mayoral Combined Authority Executive Team

The Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA) Board is supported by the MCA Executive Team. 

The MCA Executive works together with our local authorities to attract new and more investment, and enables new and creative ways of investing, creating the conditions for private sector led inclusive economic growth at pace and at scale, which makes a positive impact on South Yorkshire’s places, businesses and people. 

The Executive team’s role is to:

  • Support our political and business leaders with economic analysis and insights to support their decision making on priority activity.
  • Generate ideas and take forward, in partnership with other stakeholders, further devolution or investment strategies to deliver the results required.
  • Deliver the programme of investment of the Mayor and MCA.
  • Successfully operate in accordance with the transparency and compliance framework for local government.

Visit our Governance Meetings database site to see profiles of our Executive team as well as a Register of Interest for each of our Senior Management Team members.