Interview with…

Sharing experience and their personal journey on how they got to where they are today, local business owners and directors talk to UK Director Magazines about the challenges they have faced along the way and what shaped them as individuals.

Lead interview: Sarah Smith

Lead interview: Matt Sykes

Lead interview: Steve Revill

Lead interview: Rob Thacker

Lead interview: Rechenda Smith

Interview with… 1

Lead interview: David Scott

Chief Executive, The Hotel Folk

Our lead interview in the NURTURE issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is David Scott.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine Winter 2023 | 24

Interview with… 5

Lead Interview: Ewan Dodds

CEO, Whybrow Chartered Surveyors

Our lead interview in the BUILD issue of Essex Director business magazine is Ewan Dodds.

Published in Essex Director Magazine Summer | Autumn 2023

Interview with… 9

Lead Interview: Saul Humphrey

Founder and Managing Partner, Saul D Humphrey LLP

Our lead interview in the BUILD issue of Norfolk Director business magazine is Professor Saul Humphrey.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Summer | Autumn 2023

Interview with… 13

Lead Interview: Clare Friel

Founder and Director, Friel Marketing Agency

Our lead interview in the BUILD issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Clare Friel.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine Summer | Autumn 2023

Interview with… 17

Lead Interview: Robert and Laura Strathern

Fairfields Farm Crisps

Our lead interview in the CHANGE issue of Essex Director business magazine is Husband and Wife, Robert and Laura Strathern.

Published in Essex Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

Interview with… 21

Lead Interview: Sam and Caroline Steggles

The Goat Shed and Fielding Cottage, Norfolk,

Our lead interview in the CHANGE issue of Norfolk Director business magazine is Husband and Wife, Sam and Caroline Steggles.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

Interview with… 25

Lead Interview: Jonny and Dulcie Crickmore

Fen Farm Dairy and Baron Bigod Brie Cheese

Our lead interview in the CHANGE issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Husband and Wife, Jonny and Dulcie Crickmore.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine Spring | Summer 2023

Interview with… 29

LEAD INTERVIEW: MIKE ADAMS OBE

CEO, Purple

Our lead interview in the TECH issue of Essex Director business magazine is Mike Adams OBE, CEO of Purple.

Published in Essex Director Magazine Winter 2023

Interview with… 33

LEAD INTERVIEW: JAMES ADAMS

Founder, Akcela and Tech Educators

Our lead interview in the TECH issue of Norfolk Director business magazine is James Adams, Founder of Akcela and Tech Educators.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Winter 2023

Interview with… 37

LEAD INTERVIEW: CHRIS PONT

Founder and Chair, IJYI

Our lead interview in the TECH issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Chris Pont, Founder and Chair at IJYI.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine Winter 2023

Interview with… 41

Lead Interview: Lisa Ansell

Author and Franchise Owner of Sales Geek

Our lead interview in the INCLUSIVITY issue of Essex Director business magazine is Lisa Ansell, author of ‘Pull NOT Push’ and franchise owner of Sales Geek

Published in Essex Director Magazine Autumn|Winter 2022

Interview with… 45

Lead Interview: Jenny Butler

Liner Director, Cory Brothers

Our lead interview in the INCLUSIVITY issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Jenny Butler, Liner Director at Cory Brothers

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine Autumn|Winter 2022

Interview with… 49

Lead Interview: Kate Pigeon-Owen

CEO, Wellbeing International

Our lead interview in the INCLUSIVITY issue of Norfolk Director business magazine is Kate Pigeon-Owen, CEO of Wellbeing International

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Autumn|Winter 2022

Interview with… 53

Lead Interview: Olly Magnus

CEO, Magnus Group
Our lead interview in the LEGACY issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Olly Magnus, CEO of Magnus Group

Published in Suffolk Director magazine Summer|Autumn 2022

Interview with… 57

Lead Interview: Mark Nicholas MBE DL

MD, Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association
Our lead interview in the LEGACY issue of Norfolk Director business magazine is Mark Nicholas MBE DL, MD of Royal Norfolk Agricultural Assocaition

Published in Norfolk Director magazine Summer|Autumn 2022

Interview with… 61

Lead Interview: Jane Gurney

CEO, Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust
Our lead interview in the ALTRUISM issue of Essex Director business magazine is Jane Gurney, CEO of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance
Published in Essex Director magazine Spring | Summer 2022

Interview with… 65

Lead Interview: Matthew C Applegate

Founder, Creative Computing Club

Our lead interview in the ALTRUISM issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Matthew Applegate, Founder of Creative Computing Club

Published in Suffolk Director magazine Spring | Summer 2022

Interview with… 69

Lead Interview: Lucy Parish

CEO, The Feed

Our lead interview in the ALTRUISM issue of Norfolk Director business magazine is Lucy Parish, CEO of The Feed

Published in Norfolk Director magazine Spring | Summer 2022

Interview with… 73

Lead Interview: Sue Wilcock

Publishing Editor, Norfolk Director Magazine

Our lead interview in the PASSION issue of Norfolk Director business magazine is our very own editor-in-chief Sue Wilcock.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Winter 2021|22

Interview with… 77

Lead Interview: Sue Wilcock

Publishing Editor, Suffolk Director Magazine

Our lead interview in the PASSION issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is with our very own editor-in-chief Sue Wilcock.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine Winter 2021|22

Interview with… 81

Lead Interview: Kevin Ward

Director, Conatus Financing Solutions
Our lead interview in the GUIDE issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Kevin Ward, Director of Conatus Financing Solutions.

Interview with… 85

Lead Interview: Ian Hacon

Our lead interview in the GUIDE issue of Norfolk Director business magazine is Ian Hacon, Founder, Energise.me
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Autumn 2021

Interview with… 89

Lead Interview: Guy Nicholls

Our lead interview in the AGILE issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Guy Nicholls, Owner, Tru7 Group
Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

Interview with… 93

Lead Interview: Chris Sargisson

Our lead interview in the AGILE issue of Norfolk Director is Chris Sargisson, CEO at Norfolk Chambers of Commerce
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

Interview with… 97

Lead Interview: Carole Burman & Charlotte Bate

Our lead interview in the CULTURE issue of Suffolk Director is Carole Burman and Charlotte Bate, Directors of MAD-HR.
Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Spring 2021

Interview with… 101

Lead Interview: Lorna Willis

Our lead interview in the CULTURE issue of Norfolk Director business magazine is Lorna Willis, Chief Client Officer at Archant
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Spring 2021

Interview with… 105

Lead Interview: Justin Day

Our lead interview in the INNOVATE issue of Norfolk Director Business Magazine is Justin Day, CEO of Cloud Gateway.
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine Autumn/Winter 2020

Interview with… 109

Lead Interview: Peter Wilson

Our lead interview in the INNOVATE issue of Suffolk Director Business Magazine is Peter Wilson, Group MD of Cory Brothers
Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Autumn/Winter 2020

Interview with… 113

Lead Interview: Laura Claxton

Our lead interview in the ADAPT issue of Norfolk Director business magazines is Laura Claxton, COO of Claxton 
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer/Autumn 2020

Interview with… 117

Lead Interview: Rebecca Thurlow

Our lead interview in the ADAPT issue of Suffolk Director magazines is Rebecca Thurlow, MD of Compass Point Recruitment
Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer/Autumn 2020

Suffolk Director Magazine, Lead Interview: David Dodds, Joint MD, Sackers

Lead Interview: David Dodds

Our lead interview in the RESPONSIBILITY issue of Suffolk Director business magazines is David Dodds, CEO of Sackers
Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Winter/Spring 2020

Interview with… 123

Lead Interview: Callum Coombes

Our lead interview in the RESPONSIBILTY issue of Norfolk Director magazine is with Callum Coombes, CEO of Safepoint
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Winter/Spring 2020

Interview with… 127

Lead Interview: Ilka Gansera-Lévêque

Our lead interview in the CAPABILITY issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Ilka Gansera-Lévêque, IGL Racing
Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Autumn/Winter 2019

Interview with… 131

Lead Interview: Martin Hayward-Smith

Our lead interview in the CAPABILITY issue of Norfolk Director magazine is film maker and director, Martin Hayward-Smith
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Autumn/Winter 2019

Interview with… 135

Lead Interview: John Jackaman, Infusions Group

John Jackaman not your typical Managing Director. He’s the antithesis of a corporate businessman; approaching things differently. Published Suffolk Director Magazine, Winter 2018/19

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