Press contacts

Victoria Pourzand

Senior Press Manager
0113 394 9904
(victoria.Pourzand@yorkshire-forward.com)

As Senior Press Manager Victoria provides media relations support for the Yorkshire Forward’s Chair and Board, Chief Executive and Director of Business. She is also the main point of contact for strategic communications issues and developments within Yorkshire Forward and wider RDA network.

Within Yorkshire Forward Victoria is the main media relations contact for the Enterprise Team, the Inward Investment and Key Account Management Teams, the Healthcare Technologies Team and the Humber Office.

Leona Thompson

Press Manager
0113 394 9589
(leona.Thompson@yorkshire-forward.com)

As Press Manager, Leona provides media relations support on the Regional Business Link and National Business Support Simplification Programme.  She is also responsible for media relations for Yorkshire Forward’s Directors of Strategy, Economic Inclusion and Environment.  Within Yorkshire Forward she is the main media relations contact for the Chief Economist’s Unit, the Business Improvement Team, the Urban Renaissance and Property Team, the Communities and Skills Team, the Creative and New Media Team, the Transport Team and the West Yorkshire Office.

Laura Scholey

Press Manager
0113 394 9540
(laura.scholey@yorkshire-forward.com)

As Press Manager, Laura is the main point of contact for case studies that demonstrate the impact of Yorkshire Forward’s investment in the region.  She is also the main media relations contact for the Director of Finance. Within Yorkshire Forward Laura is also responsible for providing media relations support to the Food and Drink Team, the Rural Renaissance and Tourism Team, the Environmental Technologies Team, the AEM Team and Yorkshire Futures. She also provides media relations support to the North Yorkshire and South Yorkshire Offices.