Entrepreneurs’ Forum welcomes election of Tees Valley Mayor and his commitment to job creation
Posted on the 8 May 2017
Commenting on the election of Ben Houchen as the new Mayor of Tees Valley, Nigel Mills, Chairman of the Entrepreneurs' Forum, said:
“We are keen to support the new Mayor's commitment to creating more employment opportunities in Tees Valley, which is key to helping growing businesses in the area scale-up their operations.
"The Entrepreneurs' Forum has been a strong advocate for devolution and the election of Ben Houchen is a significant step towards the area having a greater control of its destiny, both economically and socially.
"We are keen to work with Ben, who as an entrepreneur himself understands the challenges and opportunities of running a growing business; His experience and relationships with organisations like the Entrepreneurs' Forum will help create an even better environment for companies to grow and thrive in Tees Valley."