Andy Hogg, joint Owner/Director of The IT Trainer, is an IT Specialist with proven teaching and technical skills gained during the 36 years he has worked within the IT Industry. Andy brings a wealth of knowledge to The IT Trainer, combining a unique, friendly and focussed training style with the ability to recognise the skill levels of the students and to tailor the training to meet each student’s specific requirements. He has recently delivered training sessions in Dubai, Munich and Casablanca. A graduate of De Montfort University (B.Sc Mathematics), Andy also has MCAS (Microsoft Certified Application Specialist) and MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) accreditations.
Matt Travis is a founding director of Enzygo Environmental Consulting Group which has been trading for 13 years employing over 50 staff with group revenues in excess of £5 million. With previous experience as an Ops director within a FTSE 250 Plc Matt is well placed to mentor on a number of areas having started Enzygo with 3 staff in 2008 developing it into a regional UK business with an extensive client portfolio.
Jessica Zeun, MD of Zeun Digital is a former lecturer in Computer Science and Digital Marketing at Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield as well as heading up several businesses and organisations throughout her career. The team at Zeun Digital is made of up graduates with a range of experience and skills who can provide a wealth of knowledge and advice across all aspects of your digital marketing, branding and use of online technologies.
I have 15 years sales experience which includes
Managing internal/External sales teams
Setting budgets, forecasts, KPIs etc for the company – responsible for budgets exceeding £10 million
Export Sales to over 45 different countries
Starting up Export divisions within companies – going from start up to over 1.5 million turnover within 12 months
Working within the Steel Sector
Developing agent networks worldwide including India, China, Singapore, Brazil
Purchasing from within the UK and worldwide importing
Director level – responsible for quality systems such as ISO 9001 as well as end user approvals. Also looking after cash flow and payments in/out
Hi I’m Charlotte, I work as the Marketing Manager for Hogen Systems Ltd based here in the Sheffield City Region.
My experience is within the Business to Business (B2B) side of marketing and I have worked in marketing roles for multinational corporations, as well as Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and start-up organisations. I have a First-Class BA (Hons) in Business Management and I am also currently studying an MBA part-time at Sheffield Hallam University.
I have a career spanning 25 years in marketing across many different channels from traditional to digital – 16 of those as a business owner. As a connector and referral marketing specialist I love teaching people how to grow their business through the power of relationships and collaboration and I am currently in the process of adapting my successful referral marketing business from a local offering to having a national presence.
I am one of the founding Directors of AMITY. AMITY is a speciality chemical manufacturer with a proven record of providing bespoke solutions to problems especially in the cleaning sector for the Space, Military, Aerospace, Electronics, Precision Engineering, Automotive, Industrial and Healthcare Sectors. Amity is accredited to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2016 (Medical Devices Directive). Amity’s High Level Disinfectants are CE Marked (CE 1639) as Class 2B Medical Devices. AMITY is exporting to > 60 countries around the world and is a key supplier to NHS.
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 15 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.
A passionate and experienced Sales and Business Development professional with long-term Director level experience. From an initial background in retail Helen built a successful career in the sales & training arena encompassing FMCG and over 25 years in Facilities Management working successfully with many well-known names UK wide.
An established business mentor and a member of the National Association of Business Mentors Helen has extensive knowledge that is shared to empower others to develop and grow both as individuals and businesses.
She does this through consultation, coaching, and the design and delivery of bespoke training and mentoring programmes for individual learning and development that is meaningful and focused to achieve objectives.
Harriet is CEO and Founder of Catalyst Academy and Catalyst Processes. With a background in operations and business growth. In the last 2 years she’s helped raise over £2m+ for her start-up clients as well as founding Catalyst Academy, a Founders Hub that supports early-stage entrepreneurs.
Through Catalyst Academy she’s launched accelerators in Manchester, as well as collaborating with Barclays Eagle Labs, Manchester City Council, The University of Manchester, Mercia Technologies, British Business Bank, and Capital Enterprise. As well as aiding start-ups in becoming ‘investment ready’ Harriet also consults in business operations, running a consultancy arm to her firm specialising in creating process driven strategies to help business scale and run efficiently.
Matthew is an experienced, award-winning PR professional who founded Rotherham-based Cannon PR in 2011. Three years later he became the first South Yorkshire-based PR professional to be awarded the title of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire’s Freelance PR practitioner of the year, presented by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.
In a career spanning 20 years, Matthew has used his expertise and knowledge to support a wide range of businesses, ranging from ambitious start-up ventures to some of Britain’s best known brands. As a mentor, Matthew will help you to understand how to develop and implement an effective communications strategy to help your business stand out from the crowd.
Matthew is a Chartered PR practitioner, holds an MSc in Public Relations attained from the University of Stirling, and actively participates in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ Continuous Professional Development programme.