Tom Ramsay - Enterprise Coach
Tom works on the Social Enterprise Exchange Programme, providing business support to early stage start- ups and social enterprises in the Sheffield City Region.
After studying for a Business Degree at the University of Sheffield, Tom founded and ran a start- up coffee company in Sheffield.
Highlight of the role: Being able to help entrepreneurs overcome barriers they are facing when starting a business.
Why Groundwork South Yorkshire is great: The office is full of friendly staff, and there is a focused working environment. At the same time there's a great company ethos focused around improving the community and people's lives.
Trang Nguyen - Enterprise Coach
Trang Nguyen is the new Enterprise Coach at Groundwork South Yorkshire. Trang has 5 years’ experience on accounting, finance and investment field and providing operational and financial consulting for a wide range of clients through KPMG. Previously, Trang was the Funding Development Officer for Groundwork. Trang is currently studying for an MBA and a member of Chartered Management Institute. Trang has extensive research skills, especially in market development and business opportunities.
Prior to joining Groundwork, Trang worked in the financial service sector providing valuable financial and operational advice for businesses. Trang has extensive research skills and a strong business background.
Highlight of the role: Enabling ideas to real businesses
Why Groundwork South Yorkshire is great: Groundwork gives me boundless opportunities to help other people, make real impact and create a better community.
Lizzie Joyce - Tesco Community Enabler & Events and Promotions Officer
Lizzie Joyce is the new Events and Promotions Officer working on the Accelerate programme at Groundwork South Yorkshire. Lizzie has been working at Groundwork since August 2016, where she also holds a position as Community Enabler for the Tesco Bags of Help project. Lizzie gained experience in promotions & events through her volunteer work with The Ramblers Association, where she held various committee positions. Lizzie has a MSc in Environmental Management from Sheffield Hallam University, which attracted her to her role at Groundwork South Yorkshire.
Highlight of the role: Using my creative skills to promote events. - Events and Promotions Officer
Why Groundwork South Yorkshire is great: I enjoy working in this dynamic environment and making a difference to local communities.
Lahari Parchuri - Senior Enterprise Coach
Lahari Parchuri is the Senior Enterprise coach at Groundwork South Yorkshire. Lahari has been working on the Accelerate programme since July 2016 and she is also currently studying for an MBA(Master of Business Administration) . Previously Lahari was the Social Enterprise officer for Groundwork. Lahari is a member of Chartered Management Institute and has experience in Designing and delivering workshops on different aspects of leadership such as: problem solving & critical thinking, creative entrepreneurship.
Highlight of the role: Enables me to lead without titles and make a real difference.
Why Groundwork South Yorkshire is great: Great leadership, amazing colleagues, a proactive organisation.