John has over 25 years’ experience delivering complex multi-disciplinary infrastructure and regeneration projects and programmes across the UK, in both the public and private sectors, much of this experience being vested in large-scale industrial zone revitalisation in the North of England.
A chartered civil engineer, John has held numerous director positions in industry-leading consultancy organisations, covering regional and sector oriented operations, commercial management and business development.
Finance Director TVCA & STDC
Julie, originally from Middlesbrough, brings many years’ experience in the public and private sector, particularly working on major public-private infrastructure projects for schools and hospitals. She brings and understanding of the complex financial and commercial environment now facing the Tees Valley under its new responsibilities.
She joins the Combined Authority following roles at Learning Curve Group Ltd, where she was Group Finance Director and more than 10 years as a director in Deloitte’s national public sector infrastructure team.