See who is behind Serious Impact
Director of Enterprise Support
Head of Enterprise Engagement
Part-time innovation obsessor
Full-time chief troublemaker
Paul’s background is as a professional advisor and mentor in finance, strategy & planning, corporate development and fundraising. Paul lays down his free time in service to his offspring overlords.
Full-time chief encouragement officer
Neil has helped hundreds of business leaders to define and communicate their mission. He qualified as a coach in 2001 and has helped train over 600 coaches in 4 countries. When not lifting spirits Neil is lifting weights – he’s currently training to compete at the 2016 British Powerlifting Championships.
Innovation Lab Technician
Jackie Cooper FIOEE
Part-time history twister
Full-time gadget tinkerer
Michael is an expert when it comes to making and testing gadgets. He puts his considerable talents to use helping entrepreneurs get to grips with the state-of-the-art equipment in the Innovation Lab. He spends his weekends wearing a lace-trimmed ruff and doublet for public history demonstrations.
Part time – Chicken farmer
Full time – Information sponge
A life-long entrepreneur, Jackie has started, developed and grown a range of SMEs. All have helped develop her extensive experience of what to do, and perhaps more importantly, what not to do, when starting an impact venture. Her three pet chickens are called Joyce, Margaret and Bertha!
Entrepreneur in Residence
Mike Greene is a serial entrepreneur, Secret Millionaire, author and passionate advocate for Peterborough. He has volunteered his time to offer 1-2-1 advice and mentoring to Serious Impact ventures, based at Allia Future Business Centre Peterborough on Thursdays.
An accomplished and well-known business entrepreneur and angel investor, Mike is also a Director/Chairman of nine companies including Dot.com, trade associations, charities, marketing and retail organisations.
Events and Marketing Assistant
The first point of contact for newcomers to the programme, Ania keeps the Serious Impact ship running smoothly, and more importantly keeps the rest of the team out of trouble!