Stephen Blanks

Founder of Gateway North East

Caroline Theobald

Managing Director of Bridge Club Ltd

Ross Golightly

Managing Director of Sphera Consulting

Stephen Slater

Commercial Services Partner, RMT Accountants and Business Advisors

Matthew Rippon

Consultant & Innovation Team Leader / BHP Innovate


The Gateway Team is made up of like-minded business people whose aim is to help International businesses maximize commercial opportunities within our region.

Each member of the team has a broad understanding of the market sectors and businesses within the North East.  They are ideally placed to provide you with the relevant connections that will act as a catalyst for commercial opportunities. 

If you have a question for us or would like further information please use the search box below and we will get back to you.