Executive Team

Stephen Patterson

Chief Executive

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Tariq Albassam

Operations Director

0191 235 7095

Ben Whitfield

Director of Communications

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Annabel Carter

Finance and Office Manager

0191 211 3951

Rachel Barlow

Marketing and Events Manager

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Catherine Tucker

Careers Manager

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Kerry Mc Cabe

Business Network Manager

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Nicole Whittle

Projects Executive

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Mark Sumner

Operations Manager

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Rebecca Marshall

Business Support Manager

0191 235 7090


The NE1 team is small and agile, allowing us to be fleet-of-foot and responsive to the changing needs of our businesses, without losing sight of the longer term strategic priorities necessary to ensure Newcastle keeps pace with and, where possible, outperforms our regional comparator cities for the benefit of all our sectors.


What We do

Stronger voices for business

The City Environment

Attracting and Promoting


Download our 2019-2024 Business Proposal