David Dukes

Observer

Economic Development Manage

Norfolk County Council

David has been Economic Development Manager at Norfolk County Council for 12 years. He has always played an active role supporting EEEGr as well as the wider energy sector. He was part of the team that bid for the Enterprise Zone and achieved Assisted Area Status for Gt Yarmouth and Lowestoft. He also works closely with a number of partners including EEEGR to promote the energy sector in order to help grow its already substantial base as well as attract investment. In the past he has played a key role in the delivery of projects such as the Hethel Engineering Centre, Better Broadband for Norfolk and the Enterprise Norfolk business start-up project.

David is married with two grown up children – one of whom works in the energy sector. He is a keen cyclist, amateur musician and connoisseur of beer.