Phil Kite

Phil is a North East businessman and Non-Exec Director of the EEF, the voice of manufacturing.

Passionate about the North East, under the banner Team Tyne Innovation, he is leading a team preparing to compete in the 3,000 mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, the world’s toughest rowing race. In completing this extraordinary challenge, his ambition is to demonstrate the innovative spirit is alive and kicking in the North East by showcasing innovative products and services developed by its businesses, colleges and universities.