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

Andrew.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 - Tech Scale Up Advisor

Morgan@levelupsolutions.co.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.

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.

Tim Binns - Growth Advisor

tim@fitzwilliambusiness.co.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.

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. 

Chris Wheater - Tech Scale Up Advisor 

About me:  I have 25 years’ experience as an MD, starting and running businesses in the IT, Tech and e-commerce sectors. 

How I can help:  I now have a toolbox of skills to help teach entrepreneurs to develop strategies to scale and provide no nonsense practical advice to deliver success.

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. 

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.

Steve Carroll - Growth Advisor

steve.carroll@porterdale.co.uk

0114 2245000 

About me: I’m an experienced Finance Director and advisor who has successfully worked with SME’s at all stages of business development, through which I’ve gained years of practical insight as to what drives business growth.

How I can help: I can help you to identify the key success factors for your business growth and support you in achieving these.

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.

Glyn Heath - Tech Scale Up Advisor 

About me:  A successful entrepreneur, with a career in the tech sector spanning 28 years.  I have launched three start-ups and managed change in a dynamic sector. 

How I can help:  I can help ambitious companies build and implement early stage business strategies and growth plans.