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Andrea McGuigan

Andrea McGuigan

Team Manager, Business Engagement and Account Management

With over 30 years of experience, Andrea McGuigan is a dedicated chartered marketer and business development professional. A member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, she holds a masters level qualification in Leadership and Management Development.

Throughout her career, Andrea has excelled in diverse areas such as marketing, team management, project management, exporting, property management, and business support and development. Her association with Business Durham dates back to its inception in 2012.

As a Business Engagement and Account Manager, Andrea's responsibilities encompass facilitating access to appropriate support for businesses in the northern part of the county. She also serves as the Export Lead, aiding companies in trading goods and services internationally. This involves nurturing enduring relationships with businesses and providing insights into potential export developments. In addition, Andrea offers broader business support, assisting firms in acquiring grant funding, skills enhancement, and council services.

Further showcasing her commitment, Andrea drives the County Durham Pound campaign, collaborating with key organisations to maximise social, economic, and environmental value. Business Durham's role involves connecting supply chain companies with tender opportunities, fostering partnerships, and highlighting successes. Andrea's multifaceted experience and dedication have positioned her as a driving force behind business growth, fostering international trade, promoting social value, and securing funding avenues for thriving businesses in County Durham.

Meet The Team

Business Durham
RTC North
We Are UMi
Durham County Council
Funded by UK Government
Levelling Up
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