Barnicle has a passion for cities, economic development and delivering transformational change and inclusive growth. Having dealt with all aspects of commercial property and development, she now leads the asset management and regeneration programmes for Leeds City Council.  Here, Barnicle focuses on delivering optimum place solutions and realising development opportunities for the city. The team is currently engaged in a number of place programmes across the Leeds city region, including the delivery of the East Leeds Orbital Extension, which will release an additional 5,000 homes for the city, the ongoing redevelopment of the South Bank – including the delivery of British Library North and the Leeds Innovation District.  In addition, Barnicle leads the programme team for the Leeds city region HS2 growth strategy and Leeds Railway Station redevelopment.