Who’s Creating Intrigue in Land of Oak & Iron?

We are very excited to bring new expertise and skills to the Executive Board, the group that oversees Land of Oak & Iron, to ensure it achieves its vision. Ann English is the founder of Create Intrigue, she is a freelance Creative Consultant and Business Coach living and working in the Land of Oak & Iron.

For over 25 years Ann has helped north east businesses turn their ideas into reality; from inventing the Metrognomes, to building start-up businesses and winning contracts worth over £1million. Ann enables people to realise their vision, overcome roadblocks and reach their goals by harnessing the power of #IdeasMapping™. Working with businesses of all sizes, wherever they are on their business journey, Ann creates intrigue to attract the attention of target audiences and generates an interest in brands, products and services. She can devise, create and implement whatever is required to drive business forward.

Ann is passionate about the Land of Oak & Iron, it is the place she calls home. She said, “I am proud to be a ‘local lass’ having lived, gone to school and worked in the Land of Oak & Iron area all my life. I am excited to be joining the Executive Board to help deliver a new chapter in this region’s rich heritage by utilising my creative and business experience.”

Ann is by no means a newcomer to Land of Oak & Iron, she was a member of the Heritage Centre Interpretation Strategy Team, helping to secure funding for Crowley’s; she has also been involved in the Local Groups Forum and brand and communications activities. Her mission is to connect the Land of Oak & Iron with local businesses and inspire them to get involved with the brand to leave a lasting legacy for all.