Beth Farhat

Regional Secretary of the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat is Regional Secretary of the Northern TUC, representing 58 trade unions in the northern region, which covers the North East and Cumbria.

Beth joined the TUC in 2003 and has had held range of posts within Unionlearn (the TUC’s learning and skills arm). She managed the region’s flagship Learning for All Fund, which was responsible for supporting over 1 million adults in the region back into learning via the union route.

Under Beth’s leadership the Northern TUC coordinate the Better Health at Work Award on behalf of the North East and Cumbria which currently has over 370 employers and their 230,000 employees engaged in the workplace health and wellbeing programme aimed to improve public health and tackle health inequality.

Beth is also on the board of Directors for Youth Focus North East.