Chris Myers, Regeneration Projects Manager, Regeneration and Economic Development, Durham County Council
Chris has worked in the North East on planning and regeneration projects for over 20 years, working for the County Council since 2009 within the regeneration service. Prior to this, he was responsible for the planning policy & design and conservation function of the former Sedgefield Borough Council. He has been a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute since 1997 and a Planning Aid volunteer since 1998.
His work with the County Council has encompassed developing and delivering a wide variety of complex, high value regeneration projects. He has been heavily involved with the award winning projects at the Witham Hall, Barnard Castle and Seaham Harbour Marina. He is currently working with the Brighter Bishop Auckland Regeneration Partnership Board, including the Auckland Project and Eleven Arches to bring forward the new heritage focused visitor attraction in Bishop Auckland, and the proposed Durham History Centre.