Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector

A recent report by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” are needed to prevent increasing levels of global warming. There are many factors that contribute to climate change but our current energy supply is one of the biggest. Today, renewable energy sources […]

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Why the UK is poised to lead the future of offshore energy
Why the UK is poised to lead the future of offshore energy

Whilst many of us associate trips to the seaside with ice cream and sandcastles, for me, the sight of open ocean and stretching coastlines means one thing – offshore energy. Here in the UK, offshore energy is one of our fastest growing sectors. As a country we are still heavily reliant on fossil fuels but […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
New Blog: Why culture and quality of life is good for business
New Blog: Why culture and quality of life is good for business

In our latest blog, Director of Invest North East England, Guy Currey talks about why quality of life is a major factor for businesses attracting talent Imagine you’ve just landed your dream job. It’s the role you’ve always wanted and the pinnacle of your career to date. Now imagine the job is in a city […]

2016 – A pivotal year for North East inward investment
2016 – A pivotal year for North East inward investment

2016 was a pivotal year for Invest North East England (INEE). As you’d expect, the EU Referendum was a key consideration for everyone working in inward investment. The North East is the only UK region with a positive balance of trade (we export more than we import), so the potential of Brexit to disrupt activity […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
Guy Currey Blog: North East England continues to pave the way in the automotive sector
Guy Currey Blog: North East England continues to pave the way in the automotive sector

I was fortunate to be in Westminster last week at the Houses of Parliament and was blown away by the building (my first visit) but also by the event that I attended. The event celebrated the success of the automotive industry in the North East of England and was hosted by Washington and Sunderland West […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
North East England designed for success
North East England designed for success

Invest North East England’s Director Guy Currey on why the North East of England is a fantastic location for business investment …