Our Board


John Marshall
Former Vice Chairman, Bond Dickinson LLP

Chief Executive

Chief Executive

Board Directors

Pam Smith
Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council
Sheena Ramsey
Chief Executive, Gateshead Council
Henry Kippin
Managing Director, North of Tyne Combined Authority
Bill MacLeod
Chair of Finance Group
Mark Thompson
Director, Ryder Architecture Ltd


Adam Serfontein
Chairman & MD, Hanro Group, representing Newcastle NE1 Limited
Andrew Fox
General Manager, Slaley Hall, representing the North East Hotels Association
Jane Tarr
Director, Organisational Resilience and Environmental Sustainability, Arts Council England, North East
Maggie Pavlou
Director, People Gauge Limited, representing the North East England Chamber of Commerce