Paul Hanson

CEO, North Tyneside Council

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A former DWP Civil Servant who joined North Tyneside Council in 2006 as Strategic Director of Community Services with responsibility for many of the front line services including 7 years as Director of Adult Social Services. Became Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer in November 2013 with responsibility for all front-line services.

Chief Executive since July 2018, Paul is committed to looking after his hometown and making sure the borough is a great place to live, work and visit. Chaired the Northumbria Local Resilience Forum Strategic Coordination Group for the duration of the COVID19 pandemic. Non-executive director of NEXUS (the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Authority) and of SOLACE in Business.

Married with a daughter, Paul is a Scout leader, mediocre guitar player and long-suffering (until recently) Newcastle United season ticket holder.

The Board

Henry Kippin

Henry Kippin

Chief Executive of the North of Tyne Combined Authority and interim Chief Executive of the North East Mayoral Combined Authority

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