As the UK’s Energy Estuary, The Humber is a national asset with unparalleled economic opportunity. The Humber is one of the most diverse regions in the UK, with a rich maritime history and long established industries such as manufacturing and logistics, working alongside game changing digital and wind power sectors.
Having powered the economy for decades, bringing everything from food to freight, coal to cars and passengers to petroleum, the Humber is a critical player within the Northern Powerhouse and its highly-skilled workforce is in demand across the globe.
Proving that are more than just an economy to strengthen global businesses, the Humber’s unprecedented level of investment, collaborative attitude and commitment to success has injected the energy and vibrancy that compels people to build great lives and great businesses here.
The region of opportunity
The largest amount of port-side development land in the UK
World class industry sectors
2017 City of Culture
Expertise that’s in demand across the globe
The UK’s largest ports complex
The World’s largest offshore wind farm
Robust and thriving economy
Support organisations with a collaborative attitude to doing business
Talented minds and one of the top 10 universities for graduate employability
9,980 science and technology professionals working the Humber.
Over 1 in 3 of the workforce classified as directors, managers, professional or technical.
Almost 1 in 2 people are qualified to an A level or NVQ3 equivalent in the Humber.