Ken Cuthbert

Senior Regional Operations Manager

DIT Northern Powerhouse Team

Ken is a Senior Regional Operations Manager for the DIT Northern Powerhouse team and is based in both their Leeds and Gateshead offices. Having spent 8 ½ years working for DIT and UK Trade & Investment, he has experience of delivering activity to assist companies make informed decisions about trading internationally. During his time with UKTI, Ken led on delivering activity around the London Olympics 2012 and Rugby World Cup 2015. Currently, Ken is involved in a couple of projects: to formalise relationships between DIT regional staff and stakeholder regional staff; and, a project mapping businesses by sector to allow our staff in Embassies, Consulates and High Commissions to match companies to real international trade opportunities much quicker, which now involves business planning of marketing and promoting a portfolio of distinct geographic regions around the globe to increase UK business activities/trade in those regions.