Have a number of years experience in developing, campaigning for and leading regeneration and place shaping work, helping places and people to thrive.
- Founder of The Tees Online and I Love Stockton Me, place championing and development platforms
- Director for Food and Drink North East, developing the Local Heroes Project championing and developing the local food and drink sector
- Development Director for the Newbridge Project – Developing networks for businesses and individuals involved in creative and cultural industry
- Developing and running festivals such as Looka Teesside
- Developing hubs for new start ups in creative and not for profit sector such as the NewBridge Cultural Hub in Gateshead
- Developing strategic plans and raising finance for regeneration projects in Newcastle and Gatseshead
- Hosting place shaping conversations, round table discussions and developing policy