The Tees Valley Combined Authority Board is chaired by the Mayor of the Tees Valley and is made up of representatives from the five Tees Valley Local Authorities and the chair of Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership. Other members of the Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership board are associate members of the Combined Authority.
Ben was elected the first Tees Valley Mayor in May 2017 and represents 670,000 people. Before that, he was the Conservative opposition leader on Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council where he represented the Yarm Ward. Ben is…Read More
Jonathan was first elected to Darlington Borough Council in 2019. During this time he has held several senior roles, including cabinet member for stronger communities and deputy leader. Jonathan joined the combined authority in June…Read More
Andy Preston was elected Mayor of Middlesbrough in May 2019 and is politically independent. After a successful career in investment banking and fund management Andy returned to North East England and has helped new businesses…Read More
Mary Lanigan is a highly experienced councillor currently serving as Leader of Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council for the second time. The former nurse became the first female Leader of the Council in 2015 and…Read More
Bob Cook has been Leader of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council since 2011 and was first elected as a councillor in 1987. He currently represents the Norton South ward. Prior to becoming Council Leader, he was Cabinet…Read More
Siobhan is the former Chief Executive of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and was previously the Trust’s Director of Transformation. Prior to that Siobhan worked as a Management Consultant working nationally and internationally on…Read More