Vikki Leaney

Vikki is the senior festivals and events manager for NGI Solutions / NewcastleGateshead Initiative, responsible for the planning, management and delivery of the organisation’s ever-growing and changing portfolio of festivals and events. Vikki has over 10 years’ experience working in the cultural sector and joined NewcastleGateshead Initiative in 2008 when her first project involved helping a group of Australian artists build an eighth bridge over the River Tyne out of Bamboo.

No two days since have been the same.

Vikki has a range of experience working on projects across all art forms and sports with a particular interest in large-scale outdoor events and partnership-based event delivery.

Before joining NewcastleGateshead Initiative, Vikki worked in the digital conference and events sector for Codeworks and Thinking Digital.

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