Jackie holds an MSc in Marketing Management and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute in Marketing. She has 20 years’ marketing experience along with over 17 years’ experience in engineering and manufacturing companies, trade associations and 9 years’ professional services experience. Jackie went full-time as a marketing consultant setting up CQ Strategic Marketing in 2012 and has worked with businesses from start up to international groups of companies.
Jackie is a Fellow of the Women’s Engineering Society and a member of their Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist Interest Group. She is a STEM Ambassador, work-wise Foundation supporter and has been a member of the Get up to Speed with STEM Committee for 4 years, all involved with helping young people develop careers in engineering and manufacturing. Jackie is also a Mentor with the CIM and Met Marketing mentoring schemes.
For 10 years Jackie has been joint Head of the Pride for the Lyons Den, a networking group for senior business leaders in the Sheffield City Region. She was a member of Connect Yorkshire, a networking and personal development group across South and West Yorkshire for 8 years. She was a member of the Women in Business Committee for Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber for 4 years and in 2020 was recognised as an Honouree of the ATHENA International SCR Leadership Award.
Angela has over 25 years of building sales for engineering and manufacturing businesses across the UK, Europe and USA and is interested in the latest developments available for world class manufacturing.
She has extensive market and technical knowledge and is adept at understanding and interpreting where a business is now and proven ways to solve the challenges of client acquisition through a collaborative approach.
Angela has worked with global clients including the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, MoD, Renewables industries, general engineering including owner managed SMEs.
She helps scale small businesses to achieve targets through implementation of strategic business plans and KPI’s. She offers experience through “been there, done that” and an ability to offer an outside view as to how challenges can be resolved.
Her favourite projects to date have included working with engineers on the Joint Strike Fighter; creating a pan European sales platform and sourcing a cost effective manufacturing solutions for a pump and valves manufacturer.
Angela continues her professional development in networking, leadership and corporate governance.
Peter has 10 years experience in website design and hosting, SEO, digital animation and gaming co-founding Spotlight Studios in 2011. Spotlight Studios work with SME’s providing websites, domain management and hosting, IT Support and telephony, combining creative ability and technical capabilities to deliver the complete solution.
Peter works closely with The University of Bradford as programme leader for the Film and Visual Effects course in Animation, Games Development and Web Technologies.