Director for Yorkshire & the Humber, CBI (Confederation of British Industry)
As the CBI's director for Yorkshire and the Humber, Beckie Hart is responsible for managing and developing relationships with a wide range of organisations and stakeholders in the region; recruiting new members to the CBI as well as central and regional lobbying. In addition, Beckie and her team deliver a programme of policy and best practice events for CBI members and regional stakeholders.
Beckie’s responsibilities also extend to overseeing the principal representative CBI body in the region, the Regional Council, which comprises chief executives, chairs and board members of CBI member companies from a cross sector and size of businesses. Beckie is also the Co-Chair of the CBI National Manufacturing Council, alongside Tom Crotty of Ineos.
Prior to joining the CBI, Beckie held a number of managerial roles in small and medium sized manufacturing companies based in the Yorkshire and the Humber.
Beckie sits on the board of Hull Youth Bank, is a Volunteer Vaccinator for the St John’s Ambulance and writes a weekly column in the Yorkshire Post. She is married with 2 school age children.