Assistant Director Economic Development and Regeneration, Hull City Council
Alex Codd is the Assistant Director for Economic Development & Regeneration since January 2019, prior to this he was the City Planning Manager at Hull City Council for 10 years where among the many things he led are the development of the Council’s first Strategic Flood Risk Assessment. Prior to this he worked at the Environment Agency for 6 years. He is a qualified Town Planner and was shortlisted for the Young Planner of the Year due to his role in responding to the 2007 floods in Hull.
He leads the Economic Development team in Hull within which he built the Lead Local Authority Flood Team which was a key component leading to Hull becoming 1 of 5 International water resilient cities. He is a board member of the Living with Water Partnership. He was central to the City Council’s recovery to the floods in 2007 and again in 2013 and has played a major role in delivering the £3billion of investment that has come into the city over the last 5 years, which has included Siemens, RB and Building Schools for Future projects.