We welcome Kathryn James, Managing Director, NEC Group Conventions & Exhibitions to our regular series of interviews with leading figures in the UK / National business community. Vanessa Moon has known Kathryn since 2000 and was delighted when Kathryn agreed to this interview.
We spoke to Charley Maher to find out how Pelican Business Services keep their employees engaged. Since establishing themselves as customer service champions, Pelican Business Services has gone from strength to strength developing their employer brand and culture, securing several award wins along the way.
Moon Consulting meets Oli Christie, CEO of Cirencester based Neon Play, who have been busy creating world famous mobile game apps since 2010. Oli shares his experience as an award-winning entrepreneur explaining some of the challenges he's faced along the way.
We met with Tim Eustace, Operations Director of FinTech company Bottomline Technologies, where we discussed his route to becoming Operations Director, the challenges he has faced so far and his tips for budding operational leaders.
Critical to the success of the Hive is its award winning Chief Executive, Angela Hicks. Peaches Golding OBE, Moon Consulting's Principal Consultant, caught up with energetic and committed Angela and reminisced on their long acquaintance and work of providing services and support for the newly established businesses in the region.
Dr Glenn Parry is Associate Professor in Strategy and Operations Management at UWE and is one of the investigators in an internet of things research project named The Hub of All Things. At Moon Consulting we pride ourselves on keeping abreast of the latest technological developments; here is one that has the potential to both change the way we view ourselves and how economy works.
In a city that rivals Silicon Valley for enabling up and coming low carbon, creative, digital technology, and science focussed businesses, all roads lead to Bristol's Engine Shed
We welcome Blanche Sainsbury to our regular series of interviews with leading figures in the UK / National business community, to tell us her role as Executive Commercial Director of Trinity Mirror Regionals in December 2015, having previously held the same position at Local World since November 2013.
We welcome Alexandra Lindsay, Investment Director at Calculus Capital Limited, a private equity company that focuses on EIS qualifying investments in more mature unquoted companies. As well as her role at Calculus, Alexandra sits on the board of a number of Calculus' investee companies across the healthcare and energy sectors.
Nick Horne is Chief Executive of Knightstone Housing, a leading affordable housing provider with 11,500 homes - mostly in the West of England and Somerset. He also sits on the Board of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). We met Nick to have a chat about his roles and the challenges he sees coming in 2016.
In this article, Simon Quinn, Senior Executive Search Consultant at Moon Consulting, meets with Chris Smith, Managing Director of Marshfield Bakery and multiple Institute of Directors award winner. Chris tells us about growing a family business, his international ambitions and the challenges of operating in a rural location.