Meet the team

Chief Executive

NewcastleGateshead Initiative Chief Executive | Sarah Stewart
Sarah Stewart
Chief Executive

Central Services

Head of Operations and Tourism
Senior Office Manager
Head of Finance
Business Development Director
Senior Research Manager
Research Executive
Research Executive
Destination Manager
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Partnership Development Executive
Partnership & Events Executive
Partnership & Events Executive (currently on maternity leave)
Finance Assistant
Admin & Events Assistant
Administration & Events Apprentice
Pete O’Hara
Management Accountant

Marketing and Communications

Marketing & Communications Director
Marketing Manager & Team Leader
Digital Marketing Manager & Team Leader
Media & PR Manager
Media & PR Manager
Marketing Manager
Marketing Manager (currently on maternity leave)
PR & Marketing Executive
Marketing & Communications Executive
Web Design Executive
Digital Marketing Executive
Marketing Executive
Media and PR Executive

Convention Bureau

Head of Business Tourism
Conference Development Manager
Business Tourism Executive
Business Tourism Assistant


Culture & Major Events Director
Senior Festival and Events Manager
Artistic Director, Juice Festival
Juice Festival Coordinator
Development Manager, Great Exhibition of the North
Creative Producer, Great Exhibition of the North
Assistant Producer, Great Exhibition Of The North
Programme Development Executive
Culture Team Assistant

Invest Newcastle

Inward Investment Director
Senior Investment Manager
Senior Inward Investment Executive