Meet the team

Steve Armitage

Business Adviser - Planning & HR Specialist

Steve is here to help you with practical strategies to develop and focu…

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Dr Abrar Jawaid

Business Adviser - Technology & Productivity Specialist

Abrar is an expert in how innovation can empower businesses to grow. Whether you want to …

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David Zerny

Business Adviser - Sales & Marketing Specialist

David has a background of over twenty …

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Amanda Freeland

Growth Hub Manager

Amanda leads the adviser team in diagnosing what a business needs and bringing in the bes…

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Tricia Sheppard

Team Administrator

When you get in touch with us, it’s often Tricia you'll speak to first. She’s…

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Martin Carr

Business Adviser - Finance Specialist

Martin offers honest, objective advice on business finance. He’ll examine whether y…

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Kieran Thorpe

Online Adviser

Kieran can help you identify and overcome barriers to your business gro…

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Viv Starkiss

Inward Investment Specialist

Viv's role is to support foreign and UK businesses looking to locate th…

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Samira Ettahery

ERDF Project Manager

Samira is responsible for the successful delivery of the ERDF project, Get Growing; ensur…

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Elaine Holtum

Events & ERDF Project Executive

Elaine works alongside Tricia on the Hertfordshire Growth Hub events and assists Samira o…

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