Our theme is Change for this issue of Suffolk Director, lead interview is with Jonny and Dulcie Crickmore of Fen Farm in Bungay. Their story is a brilliant example of how as traditional dairy farmers, the couple have diversified into producing the award-winning Brie-de-Meaux style cheese, Baron Bigod.
‘Lessons I have learnt’ comes from Jonathan Perlmutter, who is Equity Partner and Head of Intellectual Property at Birkett Long Solicitors, and Zoe Plowman, Partner at Ensors Chartered Accountants features as our ‘Spotlight’. We also have a special feature, contributed by NFU
East Anglia, talking about the challenges facing the agricultural sector.
Our theme is Tech for this issue of Suffolk Director, and our lead interview is with Chris Pont, Co-founder and Chair of software delivery, data and business intelligence firm, IJYI. Our ‘Quickfire’ is with Andy Skinner, MD of AMS Business Consultants and ‘Lessons I have learnt’ comes from Josh Yasar, Finance and Commercial Director at Pound Gates. We also have a special feature on P18/19 about ‘Tech Trends’ which you might find interesting.
Our lead interview in this issue is with Olly Magnus, CEO of Magnus Group, a haulage, warehousing, and freight forwarding company based in Suffolk. He talks about his yearnings to emigrate to Australia and how his experiences, good and bad, led him to buy into his father’s business and continue his legacy.
Our lead interview is with Matthew C Applegate, Creative Computing Club
“Everything we do at the Creative Computing Club is incredibly hard work, but also incredibly rewarding. It’s not about the paycheque, it’s about the future of the kids I teach and putting them on the right path.”
The lead interview is with our very own Editor-in-Chief Sue Wilcock
After years of interviewing business owners and directors for Suffolk Director Magazine, Sue is finally the one being interviewed about her career and the passion that lies behind the magazine.
“The ethos of Suffolk Director is that it has integrity, is respected and the cover is something to aspire to. It answers the questions that help owners and directors run their businesses better.”
The Autumn 2021 issue of Suffolk Director is themed GUIDE
Our lead interview is with
Kevin Ward, Conatus Financing Solutions
“I have learnt a lot from others about business, but the most important guidance came from my dad, a sales manager, who taught me that if you look after customers properly, treat them right and help them to find a solution to their problem, they will keep coming back.”
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Carole Burman & Charlotte Bate, MAD-HR
“Being a good HR professional is a bit like being a chameleon – you adapt the mantle that best suits the people you are with. We have learnt how to fit whilst remaining authentic and comfortable with who we are.”