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
Partnership and Project Manager
Research Executive
Destination Manager
Finance Manager
Partnership Development Executive
Partnership & Events Executive
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
Marketing Manager
Marketing Manager (currently on maternity leave)
Marketing Manager
Media & PR Manager
Marketing & Communications Executive
Digital Marketing Executive
Marketing Executive
Media and PR Manager
Web Design Executive

Convention Bureau

Head of Business Events
Conference Development Manager
Business Events Manager
Business Events Assistant

Invest Newcastle

Inward Investment Director
Senior Investment Manager (currently on maternity leave)
Senior Inward Investment Executive
Business Support Assistant


Senior Festival and Events Manager
Juice Festival Coordinator
Programme Development Executive
Culture Team Assistant

Great Exhibition of the North

Executive Director
Creative Producer
Assistant Producer
Technical Producer
Development Manager
Senior Project Manager
Schools and Young People Engagement Manager
Digital Champion
Innovation Champion
Volunteer Engagement Manager
Stakeholder Engagement Manager