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Growth Works team

Bev Hurley CBE

Strategic Lead,
Growth Coaching

Bev has a wealth of first-hand experience of growing several successful businesses and overcoming the challenges of the key tipping points of the scale-up journey.

Gareth Preece

Strategic Lead,
Growth Works with Skills

Gareth has worked with companies of all shapes and sizes, across all sectors, providing insight, advice and solutions for issues related to training, recruitment and employment regulation.

Rebecca Bekkenutte

Managing Director
Inward Investment

Rebecca is responsible for leading a highly skilled and well-connected team to identify, attract and retain sustainable and high growth inward investment opportunities into the CPCA region from around the world.

Rosa del Campo

Head of Inward Investment
Inward Investment

Rosa is an economic development professional with extensive experience in Foreign Direct Investment, trade, business development and corporate relations.

Martin Johnson

Programme Director
Growth Coaching

Martin has a corporate background in Cisco, HP and Ascend specialising in sales, channel and business development across EMEA.

Dr. Liz Ratcliffe

Senior Marketing Advisor

Liz brings over 20-years of experience of marketing, ranging from creating brand and marketing strategies with measurable returns, to content creation, PR and marketing research. She has five global awards from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, a PhD and is a qualified Project Manager (APMP).

Margaret Hulme

Grants Manager

Margaret has more than 30 years of practical experience in grant management and programme development and delivery across the charity sector.

Gary Parker

High Growth Network Manager

During a career spanning 30 years Gary has held senior roles within professional membership organisations, awarding bodies and International blue-chip firms including City & Guilds, the Chartered Management Institute, the Engineering Employers Federation, and Ernst & Young.

Chris George MCMI

Growth Hub Manager and Advisor

Chris has over 25 years of leadership experience in sales and marketing in the multinational automotive industry and public and private sector businesses dealing with high net worth clients across Europe.

Jennifer McNamara

Jennifer McNamara

Marketing & Communications

Jennifer has a passion for building brands and pushing businesses to their full potential. She has published over 200 SEO quality articles and is equipped with experience in building websites, PPC advertising, social media marketing, marketing and events and content creation in a number of sectors and industries.

Robin Jacobs

Business Growth Coach

Robin has over 20 years’ experience as a qualified psychologist practicing in business. He has operated in a wide range of private and public sector organisations with particular involvement in the manufacturing, pharma, technology and higher education sectors.

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