Yvonne Asquith – Business Growth Manager

Yvonne.Asquith@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: I have 20+ years’ experience in economic development. My passion is helping businesses succeed – to create jobs and opportunities in Sheffield.

How I can help: Get in touch if you want to work together to create the right environment and support network for businesses to thrive.

Andy Bunn - Start-up Advisor

Andy.bunn@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: I have over a decade of experience coaching and advising start-ups through the Chamber of Commerce and Business Sheffield.

How I can help: If you are thinking about starting a business or have a young start-up, I could help. I offer one-to-one support, coaching and group workshops on all aspects of business start-up.

Christina Trindade Growth Advisor

Christina.Limatrindade@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: I’ve 20+ years’ experience helping people like you to start-up and grow a business. I get to know what drives you and what your ambitions are; then I help you make them a reality.

How I can help: I offer one-to-one coaching and mentoring. I can help you produce your business plan, your marketing strategy, connect with customers and access finance. 

Morgan Killick - Growth Advisor

Morgan.Killick@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: I’m a successful tech entrepreneur and experienced business mentor. I've held a number of non-executive Directorships in SMEs and social enterprises.

How Can Help: I help innovative businesses in non-traditional sectors think about growth strategy and overcome barriers.

James Lennon - Growth Advisor

James.Lennon@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: I’ve got 30+ years’ experience in the FMCG retail sector; working in senior positions at Morrison’s, Asda and Walmart.  I bring retailers and suppliers together. 

How I can help: Helping you connect with the right people and practices in an ultra-competitive industry.

Jane Gregory - Sales Advisor

Jane.gregory@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000 

About me: I’ve got 25 years’ experience working in business development and sales manager roles within blue chip companies.

How I can help: I coach businesses and deliver workshops in sales, marketing and brand development.

Peter Garnham - Growth Advisor

peter.garnham@sheffield.gov.uk 

0114 2245000

About me: I’m an experienced corporate financier operating at board level in executive and non-executive roles. I currently hold a Director position at Yorkshire Fund Managers Group. 

How I can help: I work with you, helping design and deliver business growth.

Tim Binns - Growth Advisor

tim.binns@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: I’ve owned and managed a number of small businesses in the manufacturing sector and worked for many years with ambitious SMEs and large businesses in an advisory capacity. 

How I can help: I have contacts and insight in the manufacturing sector to support your growth.

Meet the Business Sheffield Gateway Team

BusinessSheffield@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About us:   Kirsty Shepherd, Julie Tracey, Joanne Ellis. We are the first point of contact for people looking to start a business and existing businesses looking to grow in Sheffield.

How we can help:  Looking for free start-up and business growth support? We’ll match you with the right people and services.

Natalie Fletcher - Start-up Advisor

Natalie.fletcher@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: I opened my own business aged 19 and used Business Sheffield services to get started! I now work with people like you, diagnosing your needs and finding you the right  business support.

How I can help: I can help you connect with the right people and networks to set up and grow. I coach one-to-one and run group workshops.

Joan Binns - Growth Advisor

Joan.binns@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: I’ve part owned and managed a medium sized food manufacturing and retail business and been Director of a manufacturing lighting business and managed a social enterprise.

How I can help: I have specialist experience in the food, tourism, hospitality and the retail sector. I advise on business strategy, marketing and business development. 

Duncan Scott - Growth Advisor

Duncan.Scott@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me:    I was a senior executive with Barclays bank and have over 20 years senior management experience in both commercial banking and private equity finance.

How I can help: I work with businesses like yours to develop financially viable strategic growth plans.

James Wilson - Growth Advisor

james.wilson@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: With 18 years’ experience in economic development, I provide business support and advice to scalable local businesses.

How I can help: Connecting technology based businesses to people and opportunities; helping them to achieve their growth ambitions.

Mathew Sibley - Growth Advisor

Matthew.Sibley@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000 

About me: I’m a finance lawyer with significant experience advising small and large businesses and funders at a senior level.

How I can help: Coaching and mentoring SMEs like yours to identify the critical success factors for growth.

Stuart Britland - Growth Advisor

stuartbritlandadvisory@gmail.com

0114 2245000 

About me: I’m an experienced MD of SMEs and Group’s that operate globally. I’ve worked in management positions for  both Shell and BP.

How I can help:  I'll work with you to find innovative ways to help you grow and sustain your business activity.

Julie Booth Contract Officer

Julie.Booth@sheffield.gov.uk

0114 2245000

About me: I have 15+ years’ experience working on projects that support businesses to start and grow through the Chamber of Commerce and the Local Authority.

How I can help: I work with the Start-up and Growth Advisors to deliver Business Sheffield services direct to you.