Meet the Consultants

Here you will find all of our bios for our event consultants.

Charles Barnascone

Infinite Possibilities

The course leader for this event is Charles Barnascone. Charles is a highly experienced trainer, sales coach and business development consultant who has worked with a large number of diverse companies delivering training solutions in an innovative way and providing business development support.

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Chris Brown

Qinesis

Dr Chris Brown is an International Managing Director with a proven track record of delivering sustained growth and profit, through strategic business transformation across multiple sectors including Manufacturing, Engineering and Sports.

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David Chabeaux

CHABEAUX

Internationally renowned speaker, creative thinker, film actor/producer (Peaky Blinders, Gold, Bulletproof, Hollyoaks, Red Rose) and musician, David Chabeaux is the very embodiment of creative change and a leading global thinker on its practical application. Known for the “inspiring, provocative, often funny and slightly irreverent” way he promotes permission and possibility in people.

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Ian Lockwood

Boom Online Marketing

Ian Lockwood is an Online Marketing and Web Design Specialist, who has worked with the Chamber since 2007. He specialises in SEO, PPC, Google Analytics and conversion rate optimisation. During his 20-year career Ian has helped B2B and B2C businesses across all sectors to get the most from their online presence.

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Liam Lally

Zaddle Internet Marketing

Liam Lally is owner of Zaddle Internet Marketing based in Welton. Liam has built an impressive reputation in digital marketing and is considered to be one of the region’s leading authorities on Social Media and Networking. He specialises in Paid Digital Advertising and is a certified Google AdWords partner and Hootsuite professional, providing businesses of all sizes with advice and training.

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Lindsey Newman-Wood

Passion Marketing

Lindsey Newman-Wood from Passion Marketing strives to make all her workshops engaging, fun and full of hints and tips to take away and use in your business right now.

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Mark Smith

The Brand Strategy

Mark Smith founded The Brand Strategy with a passion to help businesses sustainably find the best way for them to go to market. Having been client-side for twenty years, the swap to agency-side brought with it a commercial mindset and action-oriented approach.

Educated in marketing to doctoral level, Mark is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, having maintained the status of Chartered Marketer for over fifteen years.

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Martin Broadhurst

Broadhurst Digital

Martin Broadhurst is a digital strategist, majoring in Email Marketing, CRM and Automation and, as a Chartered Institute of Marketing tutor and experienced digital agency leader, has been helping marketing professionals to hone their digital skills for over 10 years.

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Paul Ince

LikeMind Media

Paul Ince is owner of ‘LikeMind Media’ in Loughborough – he’s a digital marketing strategist who believes that the people working within the business are best placed to talk about it. He helps organisations understand their voice and puts strategies in place to amplify it to their market. With nearly 20 years’ experience in the IT industry he has supported many businesses to increase their visibility online and grow their business through digital technology.

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Rob Gregory

Magnifica

Rob Gregory is a Founding Director of Magnifica, a tech agency based in Chesterfield. Rob has been helping businesses to implement effective software solutions for over 20 years. He has significant experience across a broad range of digital applications, from custom software to website development and Rob’s message is that technology must be used to simplify business processes and provide a true return on investment.

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Sarah Loates

Sarah Loates

Sarah Loates is a Chartered HR Professional with over 20 years of experience in the field. She has provided HR advice, support and leadership to a wide range of sectors and business types, from private and family owned businesses, to significant multinationals including E.ON.

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Stuart Ross

High Growth

Stuart Ross has over 25 years business experience at a senior level in a variety of industries both in the UK and internationally. Stuart founded High Growth, one of the most successful business coaching practices in the UK, receiving numerous awards and recognitions.

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