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Economic Regeneration Board

The Economic Regeneration Board will take ownership of the following strategic outcomes set out in the South Tyneside Vision:

"A Regenerated South Tyneside with Increased Business and Jobs"

The Board will achieve these outcomes though the following objectives:

  • Support and develop our key sectors to increase economic prosperity
  • Attract, grow and retain business, and promote the Borough to investors
  • Act as strategic interface between the South Tyneside Partnership including the North Eastern LEP and others
  • Regenerate the borough by improving our town centres, business centres and creating sustainable neighbourhoods
  • Educate, retain and attract young people and raise their aspirations through improved skills and training in addition to enhancing the employability of the existing workforce
  • Maximise the opportunity of the riverside assets, foreshore and the A19 Strategic Transport corridor
  • Enhance our Tourism offer

The Economic Regeneration Board maintains close links with the North East Local Enterprise Partnership and the North East Leadership Board.

The Economic Regeneration Board is chaired by Margaret Fay CBE & OBE, Former Chair of One North East. David Cramond, Corporate Director Economic Regeneration, STC is the lead officer for the Board, and operational support is provided by John Scott,Corporate Lead - Economic Growth, STC.

Economic Regeneration Board members


Title & Organisation

Margaret Fay

(Chair) Former Chair of One North East

Cllr John Anglin

(Vice Chair) Lead Member, Regeneration & Jobs, STC

Lindsey Whiterod

Principal, South Tyneside College

Des Young

Managing Director, Siemens

Angela Anderson

Managing Director, Zenith People

Paul Fellows

Chief Operating Officer, Performance Horizon Group

Andrew Moffat

Chief Executive, Port of Tyne

Shona Harper

Director, Contact Centre Professional Ltd

Michael Dickson

Managing Director, MI Dickson Ltd

Ken Reader

Managing Director, Dunes Adventure Island

David Cramond

Corporate Director Economic Regeneration, STC

John Scott

Corporate Lead - Economic Growth, STC

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