Pat Ritchie

  • Cranes, communities and the future of our economies

    10 August 2021

    Henry Kippin and Pat Ritchie lay out the three lessons they have drawn from their shared determination to create inclusive economic growth in Newcastle and the North of Tyne.

  • The challenges for public leaders have only just begun

    19 July 2021

    The Public Leaders Report 2021 captures what it was like to lead during a tough year and includes candid insights from 20 chief executives, say Pat Ritchie and Stephen Crookbain.

  • Assuming the recovery position

    15 December 2020

    Chair of Core Cities UK’s chief executive officers’ group, Pat Ritchie reflects on the need for collaborative working to address the economic impacts of COVID-19, and she outlines six key priorities to prepare the ground for future recovery.

  • Transforming public services

    20 August 2019

    The decision five years ago to wind up Whitehall’s Transformation Unit resulted in a loss of capacity and expertise, according to Pat Ritchie. Now, the new Prime Minister must embrace post-austerity place-based deals, she believes.

  • Making a case for change

    06 May 2014

    Derek Myers and Pat Ritchie set out the rationale for the Service Transformation Challenge Panel, which reports to ministers

  • We need radical devolution for economic growth

    05 February 2014

    Newcastle chief executive Pat Ritchie looks at what fiscal devolution could do for the Core Cities.