Carole Botten

Chief Executive of VONNE

Carol Botten, CEO of VONNE (Voluntary Organisations Network North East), the support body for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) in the North East of England. As the Chief Executive, Carol leads on income generation and new project development and management and also works to build relationships with external partners to advocate on behalf of the sector. 

Carol is the VCSE representative on number of strategic boards at regional and national levels, including North East Local Economic Partnership (LEP) area ESIF Sub Committee, North East LEP Employment & Skills Board, North East Combined Authority (NECA) Employability, Inclusion and Skills Steering Group. Carol also represents the VCSE sector on the national European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme Board.

You can read Carol’s Register of Interests here.