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Middlesbrough Property, Construction, Transport and Investment Lunch
February 12 @ 12:00 am - 2:30 pm£45.00 – £85.00
Andy Preston – Mayor of Middlesbrough
Andy was elected Mayor of Middlesbrough in May 2019 and is politically independent. As Mayor, Andy is ultimately responsible for Middlesbrough’s budget of circa £360m and all of Middlesbrough’s economic, social and political progress.
Andy’s passionate about inspiring ambition and making sure that prosperity is shared fairly across all communities. Since 2002 Andy’s actively supported and promoted social inclusion via charities such as Fairbridge Teesside and The Princes Trust. In 2010 he founded a new charity The Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation and followed up on this by establishing national charity CEO Sleepout in 2014 and a social enterprise restaurant called The Fork In The Road in 2016.
After a successful career in investment banking and fund management Andy returned to North East England and has helped new businesses to launch and prosper.
Andy is married with two young sons and holds an MA from Edinburgh University.
Jim Bamford -Head of Investment Planning TfN Strategic Rail
Jim Bamford joined Rail North in 2016 as Head of Investment Planning, and continues to undertake this position within the TfN Strategic Rail team. His role is to lead Transport for the North’s work in identifying the investment priorities for the existing rail network across the whole of the North of England
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