Strategic operations leadEmma likes to make stuff happen. She works across teams in the organisation to find solutions to shared problems, bring new ideas to life and to connect the dots between activities. .
Policy and public affairs managerFiona leads on our public affairs and policy efforts. From ensuring we engage with MPs to planning events that put SMEs front and centre, she gives businesses a voice. .
Programme managerAnnie supports the design and delivery of programmes that get business leaders working together and sharing expertise. She also leads on our diversity and inclusion work. .
Partnerships managerAnna’s job is all about finding the sweet spot where a partnership with Be the Business helps unlock a corporate’s strategic goals and benefits SMEs across the UK. .
Head of communicationsJames works to get the message out about Be the Business. That could be devising agenda-setting thought leadership or running campaigns that get people talking. .
Senior content managerWith the real-life experiences of UK businesses one of the key ways leaders can learn from each other, Hunter spends most of his time bringing together inspiring stories. .
Partnerships managerDenica views the world in Venn diagrams and is always looking for the perfect win-win collaboration. Her work with partners is focused on driving economic recovery. .
Communications and marketing directorMatt works to make sure we are communicating with the outside world as effectively as possible, be that through campaigns, media mentions, social media or talking to government. .
Talent managerHelen’s role is to support the team to be the best it can be – a busy role that encompasses staff wellbeing, recruitment, identifying training needs and honing internal processes. .
Senior communications managerMark is part of our communications team and loves working with businesses involved in our mission to help them tell productivity stories through a variety of channels. .
Assistant accountantJulie's role is to support the smooth and efficient running of the day-to-day Be the Business finance systems, as well as making sure everyone gets paid! .
Partnerships managerLilli works with our corporate partners to shape their contributions, build new programmes and guide innovative approaches to solving our big challenges. .
Director of strategic partnershipsHelen leads our strategic partnership team with the mission of bringing the resources of the private sector to support businesses improve productivity. .
Interim head of leadership and management programmesSheena is responsible for finding ways to get businesses sharing insight, running programmes such as Advisory Boards and Mentoring for Growth. .
CFOHelen keeps the boat afloat and focuses on building good processes and problem solving with the team to make things happen, all to ensure we put our funding to best use. .
Head of digital and tech adoption programmesTom oversees our efforts to help leaders use technology to improve performance. This means spending time listening to challenges and then designing the right interventions. .
Head of leadership and management programmesPaloma supports these passionate business leaders and their organisations to thrive through a diverse set of leadership and management programmes. .
Evaluation and insights managerJosh has conducted several pieces of important research, in particular on the impact of coronavirus on businesses. He also works closely with corporate partners on a number of projects. .
Delivery managerHannah manages the performance and delivery of mentoring programme. No day is the same and Hannah balances contract, relationship and operational matters with energy and a smile. .
Communications and marketing executiveWhen she’s not composing highly clickable emails, Eleanor is exercising her editing skills across reports, surveys and landing pages, and promoting the Oxford comma. .
CEOAnthony is always looking to apply his skills as an entrepreneur to find opportunities for us to innovate and grow so that we can help even more businesses transform their productivity. .
Head of evaluation and insightsAdam’s focus lies in understanding what works, why and how. That could be running surveys of SMEs or managing trials of our programmes to evaluate their success. .
Mentoring leadRebecca leads our mentoring programme, which connects SME leaders with mentors from corporate firms to help deal with uncertainty, crisis or taking a business to the next level. .
Communications and marketing executiveCarla is a key part of the campaign creation and delivery. She’s also a bit of a numbers nerd, with endless appetite for using big data to bring small business stories to life. .