Sarah Glendinning, trustee
Sarah is the North East Regional Director for national business organisation the Confederation of British Industry (CBO), representing its members’ interests at a local, national and international level. Building on her commercial background, Sarah works to improve economic opportunity in the region and liaises with the three combined authorities on economic and education projects. She chairs the North East LEP’s North East Ambition and is part of its Skills Advisory Panel. She is part of the CBI Women in Leadership group, a member of Newcastle University Court and supports the Prince’s Trust and Greggs breakfast clubs, and is an observer on the Board of Innovative North East.