Press contacts

Leona Thompson

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

As Senior Press Manager, Leona leads on national and economic response issues and activity. She is responsible for media relations for the Chair, Chief Executive Office and the Yorkshire Forward Board.  Within Yorkshire Forward she is the main media relations contact for the Access to Finance Team, the Inward Investment Team, the Urban Renaissance and Property Team and the Key Account Management Team. She is also responsible for the Director of Business, the Director of Environment and the West Yorkshire Office.

Laura Scholey

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

As Press Manager, Laura provides media relations support to the Rural Renaissance and Tourism Team, the Food and Drink Team, the Environmental Technologies Team, the AEM Team, the Enterprise Team, the Chief Economist Unit and Yorkshire Futures. She also provides media relations support to the Deputy Chair, the Director of Finance and North Yorkshire and South Yorkshire Offices.

Daniel Murphy

Press Manager
0113 394 9904
(daniel.murphy@yorkshire-forward.com)

As Press Manager, Daniel provides media support for the Innovation Team, the Business Improvement Team, the Digital and New Media team, the Transport Team, the Communities and Skills Teams, the Business Support Services Team and the Healthcare Technologies Team. He also provides media relations support to the Director of Strategy and the Director for Economic Inclusion and the Humber Office.