Lucy Winskell OBE
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My Friends in the North

My Friends in the North is a twenty-minute podcast series from North East entrepreneur Sarah Waddington in which she interviews some of the North’s leading business and community figures.

Here she talks to Lucy Winskell OBE, the new chair of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Employability and Partnerships at Northumbria University, about:

  1. Lucy’s priorities at the North East LEP at a crucial time for the regional economy.
  2. How partnership working is mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and Brexit on the region - and the region’s ask of Government.
  3. Lucy’s role at Northumbria University and how the pandemic has disrupted higher education.
  4. Mid-life career changes.
  5. Lockdown and mental health.
  6. Top tips for local walks, theatre and a good book to read.

If you’d like to keep up to date with Lucy, you can connect with her on LinkedIn.

We’re on the hunt for new and interesting guests for 2021, so if you’d like to get invoved or put someone forward, please email Sarah@Astute.Work. See you next time.

 

 

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