Meet Your International Trade Adviser

John Doolan

John Doolan (pictured above) is one of the Department of International Trade’s most experienced advisers. He can assist your business to enter new markets and maximise your revenues from overseas trade.

As a business in County Durham you can access tailored support to help develop an achievable Export Growth Action Plan through the ‘Expanding North East Presence in International Markets’ ERDF project. In addition, access to specialist support, such as Virtual Export Managers and Export Sector Specialists, plus (for eligible SMEs) grant funding to assist with the costs of export promotion, will help maximise your chances of success.

Regular free workshops are also available and details can be found here. If you’d like to arrange an appointment with John, contact the North East team at or call 0345 136 0169.