Jane Robinson

Dean for Engagement and Place at Newcastle University

Jane Robinson is Dean for engagement and place at Newcastle University.  Prior to joining Newcastle University, she was Chief Executive of Gateshead Council and played a key role in the establishment of the North East Combined Authority and the development of the Local Enterprise Partnership. She began her career in the cultural sector and pioneered programmes to support the development of the Creative Industries.

Throughout her career she has been involved in a wide range of projects and partnerships to support economic and business growth in the North East of England