Hannah Hemsley: Big Game Hunters
Hannah is Managing Director of Big Game Hunters. Big Games Hunters designs, develops, manufactures and sells outdoor toys and games including Garden Games, Playhouses, Mud Kitchens and a whole range of sports products. The latest venture sees them move into Pet Play with a range of dog balls, so your furry friends can play too. Hannah has been with Big Game Hunters for 10 years, and has designed and launched multiple products, through product development all the way to managing and implementing the marketing strategy.
Jonathan Stott: Gateley Hamer
Jonathan is Managing Director at Gateley Hamer, a property consultancy advising clients throughout the UK on matters relating to utility infrastructure and compulsory purchase & compensation. Their mission statement is to be the UK’s leading team of Chartered Surveyors in the fields of utilities, infrastructure development and compulsory purchase & compensation. Having grown from 7 fee earners to 37 in the past three years they are well on the way to accomplishing their objective.
Michael Pace: NHS London Procurement Partnership
Michael is Managing Director of NHS London Procurement Partnership, a partnership of NHS organisations helping to deliver highest quality services and ensure value for money. They currently save the NHS £2m every week. Michael has more than 30 years commercial and procurement leadership experience across the UK and North America in the NHS, retail and manufacturing sectors. Michael was previously based in Chicago, where he led and oversaw e-auctions for a number of blue chip organisations including WalMart, before returning to the United Kingdom and joining the NHS.
Mike Bagshaw: International Taste Solutions
Mike is Managing Director of International Taste Solutions (I.T.S.) who stand for bringing innovative, tailor-made and bang-on-trend flavours and textures to food, drinks and snacks. From an early entrepreneurial career that began by selling Spitting Image characters in his primary school playground, to becoming founder of a multi-million-pound specialist flavour supplier to the food industry, Mike Bagshaw is a man who knows the taste of success. His Newbury-based business, International Taste Solutions (ITS) which was founded in 2009 was voted Thames Valley Business of the year 2018 and has continued to grow at a fast pace.
Peter Hatch: Homes in Sedgemoor
Peter is a Chief Executive working in the affordable housing sector.
Peter leads Homes in Sedgemoor – an Arms Length Management Organisation that manages 4000 homes across Sedgemoor in Somerset. He is passionate about building and improving great communities through good housing and efficient and effective customer services by himself developing people and teams, and building strong strategic partnerships.
Phill Bundell: AirTanker
AirTanker is a flexible and responsive world leading aviation service provider with a diverse and agile workforce to support their variety of roles. Phill has been Chief Executive Officer of Airtanker Ltd. since May 2005. He joined Airtanker Ltd. from BAE Systems. Whilst at BAE Systems, Phill led a number of businesses covering large manufacturing operations, and most recently systems and software companies. Prior to joining BAE Systems, Phill worked in the automotive sector in engineering and design, and in operations.
Sarah Perry: Knights PLC
Sarah is Client Service Director of Knights PLC, one of the fastest growing legal and professional services businesses in the UK. She is responsible for 2 offices in Birmingham and Leicester. Sarah sits as part of the executive responsible for the management and leadership of the business. Sarah is also a Non-executive Director of Lowell UK and its subsidiary Overdales Ltd. Lowell has 3 business areas; debt purchase, collections and business technology solutions. Sarah was formerly the Managing Partner of Wright Hassall (the first female to lead the firm in 175 years).
Steve Webber: The Rooflight Company
Steve Webber is Managing Director of the Rooflight Company, a design-led manufacturer and supplier of high quality heritage, modern and bespoke rooflights.
Appointed during its infancy in 1993 as one of a team of four, today Steve is part of the Leadership Team delivering a sustainable growth strategy for the benefit of over 70 Co-owners. Guided by their principles of a value-led culture, innovation and sustainability, they offer an environment so all employees can develop to their full potential.