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North East


Lucy Winskell, OBE DL

Lucy Winskell is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Employability & Partnerships) at Northumbria University.


Lynn Turner

Lynn Turner is Director of Kielder Water and Forest Park Development Trust, where she is responsible for delivering the Trust’s vision for the Park to become the destination of choice for the discovery of the UK’s forests, lakes and skies.


Jim Cokill

Jim Cokill has been the Director of Durham Wildlife Trust since 2007 and has worked for the Trust since 2002 in a variety of roles, from project officer to conservation manager.


Richard Evans

Richard has been the Director of Beamish since 2008. He leads a team of more than 420 staff, supported by 500 volunteers as well as more than 4,000 Friends and business partners.


Niall Hammond

Niall Hammond is the former County Archaeologist for Durham and the Senior Historic Buildings Advisor for the Ministry of Defence where he advised on historic buildings, archaeology, landscapes and World Heritage Sites in the UK and overseas.


Stacy Hall

Stacy Hall is a communications and marketing consultant with expertise in tourism, regeneration and economic development.