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Call a member of the team or get in touch using the form below and we will respond to all enquiries within one business day.

Matt Jukes
Chief Executive Matt Jukes.
Leader
Council Leader Stephen Brady.

Invest Hull is Hull City Council’s inward investment support team. We have an unrivalled knowledge of both key contacts and available investment sites in Hull, planning processes, grants and funding as well as how to access the local skills base.

We will endeavour to understand your requirements and provide you with the quickest route to an ultimate return on your investment. We can also provide first-hand access to others who have been supported by us and found success with bringing their investment to Hull.

The Invest Hull team, which advises Hull City Council's Leader Stephen Brady and Chief Executive Matt Jukes, has a proven track record of working with partner organisations to ensure visions become realities, while always looking for future demand and opportunities. Our planning team is recognised nationally for offering a single-team approach to ensure an efficient process. We will tailor a team to meet your needs and minimise meetings, providing direct access to internal and external agencies. We have in-depth knowledge of Hull, with contacts across the city. We bring an added level of expertise over comparable service providers and can help you to identify key investment sites available within the city.

We can provide technical assistance from experts, including our in-house archaeology team, flood-risk experts and conservation and heritage consultants, while advising on scale, design and parking. As well as helping you navigate the local authority system, we have great relationships with agencies and statutory organisations including Highways England, Sport England, Historic England, Environment Agency and Natural England.

Call the team on 01482 300301 or get in touch with us using the form below. Visit our sister sites and find other useful information on Hull and the surrounding area here, and hear from our investors on why you should join them in investing in Hull here.


Mark Jones MBE
Director of Regeneration

Mark leads the city’s award-winning Invest Hull team, with responsibility for economy, regeneration, property, employment, strategic transport and planning policy. In the past six years, he has overseen work to attract more than £3 billion of public and private sector investment into the city, including £310 million invested to create Europe’s largest wind turbine manufacturing facility at Alexandra Dock.

Alex Codd
City Economic Development and Regeneration Manager

Alex has spent the past 10 years leading Hull City Council’s planning team, helping to secure unprecedented levels of housing growth and investment in flood defences in Hull. His new role sees him tasked with helping the council to strengthen its relationship with SMEs and micro-businesses, while stimulating employment.


Nicholas Harne 
Assistant City Manager, Housing Strategy and Renewal

Working with private sector partners, Nicholas has overseen a £500 million housing investment programme that delivered more than 1,500 completions in 2017-18. He is also responsible for the asset appraisals work for 24,000-plus homes as well as private sector and community housing functions.


Deborah Gray  
Strategic Development Manager

Deborah's vital role as a front-of-house face of Invest Hull requires an enviable depth of knowledge and experience that she has gleaned from delivering a multitude of successful investment projects. Her expertise is vital to ensuring the Invest Hull team is successful in providing a single point of contact for those interested in Hull's investment opportunities.

Nick Howbridge 
City Property and Assets Manager

Nick is responsible for Hull City Council’s corporate and commercial land and property portfolio and facilities management. He advises the council on all aspects of land and property transactions and has a proven track record of enabling the delivery of major regeneration initiatives across the city and wider region. 

Garry Taylor 
City Manager, Major Projects & Infrastructure

Garry manages the city’s £400 million public/private capital investment programme, including highways, cultural venues, leisure and retail developments, public spaces, historic parks and schools.  As Invest Hull’s visitor economy lead, he oversees the city centre product, branding and inward investment and has responsibility for tourism, conferences, events and delivery of the city's cultural strategy.

Malcolm Relph 
Assistant City Manager, City Economy, Regeneration and Policy

Malcolm is Invest Hull's lead on economic development activity, overseeing the delivery of the City Plan to provide strategic direction over the next 30 years. Through extensive company engagement, Malcolm's team provides the basis for further private and public sector investment in the city, including the delivery of EU-funded programmes and economic interventions such as the region’s Enterprise Zones

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Hull City Council, Guildhall,
Hull, East Yorkshire,
HU1 2AA,
UK

01482 300 301

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