About Us

Invest in Huntingdonshire is the Economic Development Team for Huntingdonshire District Council. Our role is to support inward investment in our beautiful region and help companies looking to grow their businesses here to thrive. We aim to provide the truly integrated, high quality insight and guidance service that our business community need to enable them to prosper here.

Meet our Team

Nykki Rogers

Economic Development Manager Nykki leads the economic development service for the Council and brings 30 years of public and private sector experience. Previously, she led the Department for International Trade’s inward investment activity for Life Sciences and Healthcare for 10 years where she supported hundreds of businesses to invest in the UK. Nykki has worked in start-ups, venture capital and multi-nationals in sectors such as automotive, technology, digital and biotech. In her spare time, Nykki will be in the garden, creating new spaces to enjoy and taking her children fossil hunting on the Jurassic Coast.

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Paul Gibbons

Economic Development Officer Paul has worked as part of the ED team since 2019, having previously worked at the Cambridgeshire Chambers Of Commerce. His extensive local business network, knowledge and expertise has helped connect Huntingdonshire businesses with invaluable support throughout and beyond the COVID pandemic. Paul continues to support the needs of the team as we look forward and help to nurture our local economy on several fronts. Away from HDC (Huntingdonshire District Council), Paul is an experienced grassroots football coach with over six seasons of tying shoelaces under his belt! His team have completed their very first season in the top division of the Hunts league. Paul is also Vice-Chair of Needingworth Colts FC.

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James Clayton

James is an accomplished Analyst, with over a decade of experience in deploying data for intelligent decision-making, alongside producing published research. Having recently completed a Masters in Finance with econometrics, James has a passion for macroeconomic modelling and utilising R. James most enjoys supporting Huntingdonshire's businesses to thrive, with a keen interest in manufacturing. In his spare time, you will likely find James atop of a Peak District crag.

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Phoebe Redman

Business Support Administrator Phoebe maintains the Invest in Huntingdonshire social platforms to ensure recent news and upcoming events are visible to our stakeholders. Alongside her digital tasks, Phoebe often supports the team with their ad hoc administrative duties and booking of meetings with the team's diary management. When she is out of the office, Phoebe spends time with her family and spontaneous trips away.

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Our Support Services

Our dedicated Economic Development team provide a free service offering data and insights, help and support to ensure your relocation to, or expansion within, the district is as effortless and seamless as possible. 

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High quality regional data and insights High quality regional data and insights

Access to funding and financial support Access to funding and financial support

Targeted Recruitment and Training Services (EDGE) Targeted Recruitment and Training Services (EDGE)

Access a well-connected network of partners Access a well-connected network of partners

Ongoing 'aftercare' to support your move Ongoing 'aftercare' to support your move

Up-to-date property/space availability Up-to-date property/space availability

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People in meeting
Whiteboard and meeting

News & Events

Innovate UK Women in Innovation 2024/25


Join this online briefing event to learn more about the Innovate UK Women in Innovation 2024/25 competition.

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Foresight toasts £50m investment in East of England since 2019


Foresight Group, a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, reveals that its Cambridge office has significantly boosted the SME ecosystem in the East of England since the business opened in 2019.

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East of England Manufacturing Conference - Digitalisation in Manufacturing


Listen to inspirational speakers from across the sector and come together to share best practices to understand how your business can grow!

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Domestic Abuse Awareness for Employers


Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Partnership are hosting sessions to aims to raise awareness of this hard-hitting topic, whilst showcasing the importance and true difference a business can make to employees who are victims of domestic abuse.

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Contact Us

For more information, please contact us:

Tel: 01480 388 074

Email: economic.development@huntingdonshire.gov.uk 

Invest in Huntingdonshire
Huntingdonshire District Council
St Mary's Street
PE29 3TN