Founder, Serious Brands
Director of Strategy and Communications, Pinewood Studios Group
Head of Communications, GE Healthcare Life Sciences
Head of External Affairs, Governmental and Political Relations, Bosch
Owner, Classic Oils
Head of Intel Security Research and Development, Intel Security - McAfee
Buckinghamshire Business First
Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer, Buckinghamshire New University
We are seeking to recruit three new Non-Executive Directors to our committed Board to drive and support the work of BBF to make Buckinghamshire the best place to start, run or grow your business.
For more information about BBF please click here. Applications need to submitted to by 9am on 18th October 2017.
Philippa has 20 years experience running a business and is passionate about Buckinghamshire as a place to live and do business in.
Head of Skills and Business Support
Heather has a wealth of knowledge, having worked at a senior level in a range of businesses and helped countless others to grow.
Head of Operations and MI Systems
An honorary daughter of Bucks, Sarah has 20 years of experience in data, CRM and Management Information and a degree in Human Biology.
Head of Marketing,
Communications & Events
Liverpudlian by birth, Bucks by right, Lynsey has launched projects and brands across the world and still found time to study sword fighting
Head of Funding Acquisition and Business Development
Whatever the sector or size of business, Adrian has experience of working in it. He has been helping companies start and grow for years.
Head of Economic Research
Rupert’s career has been split evenly between consultancy and local government, with a little self-employment thrown in for good measure.
Growth Programme Manager
Jeremy, who has run 3 businesses in his time, particularly enjoys supporting ambitious businesses with growth planning & managing finances.
Business Support Manager
Haddenham resident Ian ran his own business working with breweries, experience he used to write the guide to New UK Breweries in 1998.
Anna has run her own business focusing on management development and Investors in People standards. She is also a Reiki practitioner.
Having run her own business advice firm & worked across sectors, Jane has proven to be a catalyst for many business’s strategic growth.
Founder of a wine company, Jerome is keenly involved in food & drink across international markets and judges The Guild of Fine Food Awards.
Broadband Programme Manager
Navin has consulted on digital infrastructure projects across the country and currently volunteers in the smart city technology sector.
Broadband Project Assistant
Stephen was born and bred in Buckinghamshire and save for a few months living in Australia has always lived in the county.
LEADER Project Manager
Well versed in rural affairs and economic development, Oxford Brookes alumni Will has an affinity with Bucks and a passion for agriculture.
Leader Project Officer (Chilterns)
Ian has lived and worked in the Chilterns for many years & has extensive experience of the arboricultural & woodland management industries.
Leader Project Officer (Clay Vales)
Ruth previously worked in France and brings her PhD in Biochemistry, work experience at Oxford Uni & viola playing skills to the team.
LEADER Project Administrator
Katy spent 13 years in business support for a National Trust Estate and has a wide knowledge of issues affecting countryside management.
A student of accounting and finance, Imran has a history in sales, as well as working with young people to help them overcome depression.
Lucy relocated to Bucks to raise a family & has more than a decade of experience in investor relations in a FTSE 100 pharmaceutical company.
Events and Project Marketing Manager
After heading up customer support and telemarketing teams in her early career, Paula has since made event management her forte with us.
Marketing and Events Coordinator
Bhavneet ran her own beauty business while undertaking a degree in Events Management and counts Legoland among her former employers.
Digital Marketing Executive
Former digital marketing apprentice, Amy worked with the likes of PWC & Microsoft. Photography, web design & her 3 dogs fill her spare time.
Abi has had stints at BAFTA, Burberry and Karen Millen among others and can always be found camera in hand and notebook at the ready.
Creative Content Executive
Gareth has a degree in Creative Writing and experience in freelance writing. He also spent a few years working for a youth charity in Bucks.
Digital Marketing Apprentice
Ibraheem has experience working for a field marketing agency, and his passion for business means he always enjoys thinking of new ventures.
Richard ran his own IT Infrastructure firm, then became Service Manager for the Millennium Dome project. Bucks resident for over 50 years.
Claire spent 9 years managing large teams as an Operations Manager for an Examination Institute. She also once ran a bouncy castle business.
Bio to come...
Finance and Operations Manager
Born and bred in Bucks, Alan has over 15 years of experience within financial departments and gained MAAT status in 2010.
Hammersmith-born Jacqui has called Bucks home for many years now and has been a long-serving member of our admin and finance teams.
Executive Personal Assistant
Buckinghamshire’s own, Kristy loves supporting businesses in her home county and brings 10 years of marketing experience to the party.
Tourism Development Manager
Lucy’s background is sales & marketing in the travel industry, while you’ll often find her out & about with the dog in the fields of Bucks.
Programme Manager Low Carbon Workspaces
An experienced energy & environmental consultant with an MSc in environmental mgmt., Alex has delivered several sustainable energy projects.
Low Carbon Workspaces Project Officer (Hertfordshire)
With 7 years' experience managing an environmental consultancy in Sussex, Rowan is an experienced energy auditor and training course leader.
Low Carbon Workspaces Project Officer (Buckinghamshire)
Lisa has 10 years’ experience in the sustainability sector and has an MSc in Carbon Management from the University of Glasgow.
Low Carbon Workspaces Project Officer (Black Country)
Kathy has an MSc in Climate Change, and several years' experience working on a range of environment and energy projects and grant schemes.
Low Carbon Workspaces Project Administrator
Skills Development Manager
A former business owner in the creative sector, Jackie spent 6 years as an entrepreneurship tutor at the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.
Under 19 Skills Manager
Marina moved to the education sector, specialising in business & enterprise, after a stint in Latin American investment fund management.
Luisa’s marketing background includes Penguin, the NSPCC and local gov. Being a school governor inspired her to work for Bucks Skills Hub.
Clare owns her own HR consultancy and has over 20 years HR experience, working in senior roles across digital, tech & innovation.