Buki Dada – Buki’s background in Physics and Business has been applied within various roles at Thorlabs for 12 years, supporting the company’s focus on customer-centricity and innovative photonics products. She is currently involved in efforts to renew the company’s Investors in People (IIP) accreditation as part of a growing focus on staff development.
Emilia Doswell – Business Manager at Labour-tech Recruitment who have been at the heart of Ely’s employment industry since 2001 supplying staff to businesses across East Anglia. With over 20 years’ experience working in various industries specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics Emilia also ran her own business providing consultancy services.
Gill Prangnell – Gill is a seasoned Business Award judge having been part of the judging panel for the past 8 years. Since taking early retirement Gill and her husband have enjoyed spending time with their daughters and grandson and they are thrilled by the recent arrival of a granddaughter.
Ian Mitchell – Joined Cambridge Commodities in early 2016 to take up the role of Finance Director after 10 years in practice as a Chartered Accountant.
Ian Piper – As a chartered accountant with 25 years’ experience, Ian heads up the business client division at the Ely office of Whiting & Partners, where he helps SME clients run and develop their business.
Jo Evans – Jo Evans is the Economic Development Officer for Enterprise East Cambridgeshire and Chair of Ely Chamber of Commerce. Jo is a former East Cambridgeshire Business Awards winner, winning the “New Business” award in 2011 with her own marketing consultancy.
Joe Hemsley-Rudd – Joe has over 20 years’ experience in the Recycling sector and has held key commercial roles with some of the UK leading companies. Joe uses his vast commercial expertise to develop innovative growth strategies and deliver results year on year for Ely based Ellgia.
Jordan Day – Jordan has been Head of Media and Public Relations at King’s Ely for two years, and love being able to promote such a wonderful and busy school. Before moving to King’s, I was a journalist in the Ely area for eight years.
Kieren Cross – Kieren is a partner of Fraser Dawbarns solicitors based in the March and Ely offices. Kieren has been with the firm for 18 years and is a member of the private client department.
Peter Watts – Peter has spent most of his working life in industrial printing as a senior manager and running his own business covering UK and European markets. He spent the last ten years as Membership Development Officer with Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce and recently retired, but is still active in the business community.
Suzy Willett – As Partnership Manager with Nwes Suzanne has over 10 years’ experience assisting businesses to start and grow with enthusiastic, innovative training and intuitive business guidance.