Meet the Chamber team

Meet the team supporting members across North East England

The team is always on hand to help members in growing their knowledge, influence and connectivity. As part of an extensive network, if we don’t know the answer we probably know someone who does. Get in touch! 

Meet our Council and Board members

Council & Board

Meet our Council and Board members

Council & Board


David Langley

Chief Operating Officer

Julie Underwood

International Trade Director

Jennifer Rycroft

Membership Director

Jonathan Walker

Policy Director

James Ramsbotham

Chief Executive

Membership Team

Alison Preston

Relationship Manager – Small Business – Teesside, Darlington South, North Yorkshire

Julie Digman

Medium & Global Relationship Manager – North of Tyne & Durham

Richard Addison

Membership Executive – Larger Business & Global

Clare McCabe

Relationship Manager – Small Business – North Tyneside & Northumberland

Abigail Turner

Relationship Manager – Small Business – Gateshead, Durham, North Darlington

Michelle Ord

Senior Relationship Manager – President’s Club – North of Tyne & Gateshead

Rachel Thompson

Medium & Global Relationship Manager

Alex Cannings

Membership Executive – Essential & Small Business

Michael Dickinson

Medium & Global Relationship Manager – South of Tyne

Lynsey Fairless

Relationship Manager – Small Business – Newcastle

Anne Hope

Customer Service Adviser

Julie Charlton

Relationship Manager – Small Business – South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Coast

Tom Warnock

Senior Relationship Manager – Presidents Club – South of Tyne & Team Valley

Erin Knight

Partner Engagement and Sponsorship Manager

Policy Team

Jonathan Walker

Policy Director

Arlen Pettitt

Knowledge Development Manager

Niamh Corcoran

Policy Adviser

Tom Kennedy

Policy Adviser

Marianne O’Sullivan

Policy Adviser

Amber Burney

Policy and Engagement Executive

Events Team

Tracey Worrall

Events Co-Ordinator

Daniel Marsden-Knight

Events Programme and Development Manager

Ashley Carney

Events Executive

International Team

Kate Ramsey

Customs Declaration Adviser

Kay Shaw

Customs Declaration Adviser

Alexandra Stocks

International Trade Manager

Debra Blair

Customs Declaration and Carnet Lead

Rebecca Tweddle

Export and CDS Adviser

Jorge Davey

Customs Declaration Adviser

Jessica Brown

Export Documentation Lead

Wendy Hutchinson

Export and CDS Adviser

Susie Lavery

Export and CDS Adviser

Jack Simpson

Training and Global Network Adviser

Marketing & PR Team

Kay Wilson

PR Manager

Bethan McCoy

Design & Brand Executive

Charlotte Johns

Marketing Manager

Jasmin Brown

Marketing Assistant

Rebecca Graham

Marketing Executive

Vicki Rowland

Marketing Executive