CV

About Me

Hello! I am an award winning - Strategic Leader with an innovative approach of Business Operations, Innovation & Change within Technology.

I am an experienced host, facilitator and speaker.  I support and mentor a range of  individuals on their career journey and a champion of women & girls in Digital and Business.

I believe in a fair and equal world for all.

  • Founder of WiLd

  • Founder of Digit-elle

  • Digital Ambassador for Leeds City Council

  • Chair of Leeds Digital Forum

  • Director - Leeds.Tech team

  • Ambassador for Ahead Digital

  • Northern Power Women

  • Leeds Digital Board

  • Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce,

  • Steer Leeds Digital Festival


 

Skills

Business Strategy      Business Transformation    Talent Strategy 
Sales Leadership
   Public Speaking     Diversity & Inclusion 

Work Experience

2019-2020

Digital Director & EY

Supporting established and fast growth scale-up digital organisations with innovative solutions across business, finance and advisory support.
Providing services tailored to their stage and needs, when and how it’s needed most.

Leading digital engagement across the cities, developing EY’s partnerships across education, government, charity and business through workshops, programmes, events and thought leadership.

2018-2019

COO & Klaxon Technologies

Taking Klaxon, an incident communications platform, from concept to market.

Leading the Strategy and driving the Operations, Design, Marketing and Sales of this new SaaS product in the global market.

2016-2018

COO & aql

Establishing a growth strategy and the redesign the businesses mission, vision and values, including full operational redesign of business and rehiring of core team, from apprentice to board.
Created a ”lead from the top” culture, developing exemplary leadership for all employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication

Awards

2017 - Northern Power Women’s Future List

2017 - ‘Highly Commended’ in the Corporate Leader category - Forward Ladies’ 

2018 - Shortlisted for Tech Women 50

2018 - Shortlisted, Role Model of the Year at the Women in IT Awards

2019 - Nominated - NPW Power List

2019 - Shortlisted - Yorkshire Business Awards D&I Leader of the year.

Interests

I love anything in the tech and innovation space.

I am a nerd and can get lost in anything.

I have a 8 year old boy and adore being a mum.

My other passions are music, food, beaches and lots of laughter & having fun with the people I love.