Meet the team

Chief Executive

NewcastleGateshead Initiative Chief Executive | Sarah Stewart
Sarah Stewart
Chief Executive

Central Services

Senior Office Manager
Head of Operations and Tourism
Head of Finance
Business Development Director
Senior Research Manager
Research Executive
Destination Manager
Partnership & Events Executive
Partnership Development Executive
Partnership & Events Executive
Finance Assistant
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
PR & Marketing Executive
Web Design Executive
Marketing & Communications Assistant

Convention Bureau

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


Culture & Major Events Director
Programme Development Manager
Artistic Director, Juice Festival
Juice Festival Coordinator

Invest Newcastle

Inward Investment Director
Senior Investment Manager
Senior Inward Investment Executive