Caroline Theobald

Caroline Theobald – Honorary Swedish Consul (Chair) 

Neil Barker – North East Chamber of Commerce
Councillor Veronica Dunn – Newcastle City Council
Clymene Christoforou – ISIS Arts
Alain Clemant – Rwandan Association
Professor Eric Cross – Newcastle University
Craig Moore – Northumbria University
Lucy Philipson – COCO
Helen White – Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums



Simon Underwood






Simon Underwood
– Associate Director

Zelie Guerin

Zelie Guerin – Associate Director

Carrie Brookes

Carrie Brookes – Communications Consultant



In March 2012, after an initial 12-month development period IN was constituted as a Community Interest Company (CIC). An inaugural board was appointed from among the Steering Group and key partner organisations.

IN could not have been developed without the kind support of people from the following organisations:

  • Advanced Environmental Technologies (AET)
  • British Council
  • Crisis
  • ISIS Arts
  • Live Theatre
  • Newcastle Gateshead Initiative (NGI)
  • Newcastle University
  • North of England Refugee Service (NERS)
  • Northern Stage
  • Northumbria University
  • NUFC Foundation
  • Regional Language Network
  • Regional Refugee Forum
  • Rwandan Association (North East)
  • Theatre Royal
  • The Consular Corps
  • Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums


Supported by IN

Twin City Partnerships

Newcastle has a range of city twinning and partnership relationships with cities in different parts of the world. In Europe: Bergen (Norway), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Groningen (the Netherlands), Nancy (France) and Malmo (Sweden). In the rest of the world: Atlanta and Little Rock (United States), Haifa (Israel), Newcastle NSW (Australia) and Taiyuan and Zhengzhou (China).

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Get INvolved Testimonials

Thank you for arranging an outstanding programme. You have raised the bar for this type of international study visit by one hundred per cent, no by two hundred per cent !

Folkpartiet, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden