Dr Henry Kippin is Director of Economic Growth at the North of Tyne Combined Authority.
He was formerly a director at the West Midlands Combined Authority, responsible for its work on inclusive growth, public service reform, climate change and digital.
Previous to this he was chief executive of Collaborate CIC and held roles in UK public policy and international development.
He is a member of NESTA’s Government Innovation Board, and between 2013-18 was a fellow of the UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence.
He is an Ex Officio member of the Inclusive Economy Board, as well as a member of the NTCA Growth Fund Panel.Declaration of Interests