Amy Harhoff
Amy Harhoff
Corporate director of regeneration, economy and growth
Durham CC

Amy is Corporate Director of Regeneration and Growth for Durham County Council, one of the largest local authorities in the UK. Responsible for the design and delivery of a transformational economic strategy and programme across the county delivery strategic investment and an ambitious policy agenda. As member of Durham County Councils senior leadership team Amy is driven to achieving more and better employment and homes across the county underpinned by a £3bn regeneration investment programme. Amy has previously held senior roles in local government in two large metropolitan authorities in the West Midlands and Sheffield City Region, passionate about the potential for growth, Amy has also held senior regional roles for Transport for the North, Sheffield City Region Combined Authority and Transport for Greater Manchester. Amy has a breadth of experience in delivery major investments, strategy and development, she is an active member of SOLACE and was named as Planning Magazines ‘Ones to Watch’ in 2016 and is a previous winner of the prestigious McKibben Research Prize for Freight on logistics. She is committed to the value of local wealth building and creating equality of opportunity.