Rich Nelmes

Director of Network and Events

Rich leads on membership engagement by supporting strengthening, and growing New Local’s network of local authorities and corporate members.

Prior to joining New Local, Rich was Deputy Director at the United Nations Association, heading up outreach and membership, building a broad support for the UN in the UK.

Their Local: Rich grew up in Derby in the East Midlands, recently dubbed by the Lonely Planet as “the best place to drink real ale in the world”.