21 December 2022

Polly Toynbee, the renowned journalist and author, has joined the board of Coast to Capital, the local enterprise partnership for the region.

Toynbee brings over 40 years of experience in journalism and commentary, with a focus on economics and social policy.


Coast to Capital is dedicated to supporting businesses and communities across the region, driving economic growth and improving the quality of life for residents. Toynbee's expertise and insight will be invaluable as the organisation works towards its goals.


"I am thrilled to be joining the board of Coast to Capital," said Toynbee. "I have been impressed by the work of the organisation, and I am looking forward to contributing towards their efforts to support the local economy."


Julie Kapsalis, Chair of the Coast to Capital Board, added: "We are delighted to welcome Polly to the board. Her expertise and media experience will be a valuable addition to the team, and we look forward to working with her to achieve our vision for growth.”


Toynbee's appointment is effective immediately, and she will be attending her first board meeting in January.


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