North East Advisory Board

Each of our regions are led by a team of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our agreed objectives.
Our work is led by groups of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our social and environmental objectives, nationally and locally. By joining a Regional Advisory Board, senior professionals can influence the local debate, shape the agenda for action and work with other leaders to identify the unique ways in which business can help innovate and create more sustainable livelihoods and prosperous communities across the region.
 

The role of members of the Regional Advisory Board are to

  • Act as a ‘critical friend’ and sounding board to the BITC team
  • Act as an ambassador for BITC, encouraging membership recruitment and engagement, championing responsible business in the region
  • Facilitate activity on the ground both within your own organisation and your broader network

Please contact Tracy Rees, Leadership Engagement Manager, if you are interested in joining this Advisory Group.

Chair
Partner, Eversheds Sutherland
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Group People Director, Greggs
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Head of Corporate Affairs, Esh Group
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Risk Director, Virgin Money
Jerry Hopkinson, PD Ports
Managing Director - Bulk Ports, PD Ports
Louise Hunter, Director of Corporate Affairs, Northumbrian Water Group
Director of Corporate Affairs, Northumbrian Water Group
Angela Lockwood
Chief Executive, North Star Housing Group
Executive Director (Gentoo Operations), Gentoo Group
Deven Vedhera
Director, Deloitte
Matt Williams
Head of Office, Newcastle & Carlisle, Marsh