Champions

Our Champions are some of our members and Yorkshire’s most successful entrepreneurs. They are drawn from a variety of industries and are all continuing to build highly successful businesses. They have agreed to give time to deliver Masterclasses, take part in panels and provide mentoring for fellow members of Connect Yorkshire.

Achille Traore

Industries:

    IT Services

    Retail

SKills:

    Business Planning

    Ecommerce

    Fast Growth

    Innovation

    Leadership

    Management Skills

    Marketing

    Negotiation

    Problem solving

    Project Management

    Technology

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Anna Assassa (formerly Brooks)

Industries:

    IT Services

SKills:

    Bringing the best out of people

    Building teams

    Business Planning

    Exit Strategy

    Fast Growth

    Innovation

    Leadership

    Management Skills

    Problem solving

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Gez Walsh

Industries:

    Distributor

    Energy / Utilities

SKills:

    Bringing the best out of people

    Building teams

    Business Planning

    Fast Growth

    Leadership

    Management Skills

    Merger and Acquisition

    Negotiation

    Problem solving

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Jamie Hinton

Industries:

    IT Services

SKills:

    Bringing the best out of people

    Business Planning

    Fast Growth

    Innovation

    Leadership

    Problem solving

    Project Management

    Simplifying Issues

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Minoti Parikh

Industries:

    Leisure

    Transport

    Wellbeing

SKills:

    Bringing the best out of people

    Building teams

    Business Planning

    Leadership

    Management Skills

    Project Management

    Social Media

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Phil Harris

Industries:

    Other

SKills:

    Accountancy

    Business Planning

    Finance

    Market Research

    Problem solving

    Risk & Crisis Management

    Simplifying Issues

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Sally Roberts

Industries:

    Other

    Service sector

    Training

SKills:

    Adapting to different Industry’s

    Bringing the best out of people

    Building teams

    Problem solving

    Social Media

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Sam Burgess

Industries:

    Creative Industries

    Telecoms

SKills:

    Building teams

    Business Planning

    Exit Strategy

    Fast Growth

    Innovation

    Leadership

    Management Skills

    Marketing

    Problem solving

    Strategy

    Technology

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Steve Sykes

Industries:

    IT Services

    Marketing Services

SKills:

    Bringing the best out of people

    Building teams

    Business Planning

    Innovation

    Leadership

    Management Skills

    Market Research

    Marketing

    Problem solving

    Project Management

    Sales

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