Chair of the Board
Director - Sales Shared Services
BT Global Services
She was previously a manager at John Lewis in Newcastle where she was responsible for turnover in excess of £9.5 million. From being a decorated detective in the Metropolitan Police Force to running her own restaurant in Oxford, Caroline brings a wide range of experience and skills to the PNE Board, including commercial nous and an aptitude for questioning the status quo. She recently obtained a degree in Psychology and is a blackbelt shopper.
Regulation & Scientific Services Director
Northumbrian Water Limited
She has a Masters in Business Administration, BA Hons in Further Education, Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring and is a Qualified Assessor and Verifier. Outside of work she makes the most of time with family and friends.
Head of International Programmes
Shell LiveWIRE International
Karen acts as a mentor for Welsh Government programmes, especially Women into Public Life and also as Board Member for a range of organisations in Public and non-Public sectors.
Head of Digital
A self-confessed gadget geek and former international runner, Gary has a keen interest in athletics and can regularly be seen plodding the streets of Tyneside.
She has received the Natwest National Unsung Hero Award and the If We Can You Can’s Supporter of the Year Award.
North East Workspace Manager
North East Workspace
Away from work she likes going to the gym and walking her dog.
Project Manager (Shell LiveWIRE UK)
Spending time with her nephew occupies some of Emily’s free time, as does cooking, baking and browsing social media for the latest trends in home décor.
Lee has mentored several local award-winning businesses and won the client-nominated ‘If We Can You Can Challenge Supporter of the Year’ Award.
Away from work, Lee enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music, reading, and supporting his local football team.
Beyond the office she is passionate about writing, alphabetising her record collection and brunch.
Lisa is responsible for ensuring processes relating to Health and Safety, Policies and Procedures, Risk, HR, Quality and CPD are consistently and effectively applied throughout PNE Group.
A ‘shoe-aholic’ with a love of music and movies, outside of work Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends.