Supporting you every step of the way

Our team of experts offer advice and support to help your business grow in Kent

With a wide range of expertise and experience, our team work alongside our public and private board members to create and retain jobs in Kent and Medway.

Our business advice services are confidential, impartial and completely free of charge. Boost your business by talking to one of our Kent business experts.

Contact a member of the Locate in Kent team today to discuss your future business project.

Our team of experts have helped….

over 80,000

jobs created and retained in the county since 1997

over 12,500

businesses grow or expand in the county

over 50

businesses grow or expand in the county in the last 12 months

  • Our Team
  • Our Board

Anette Hufnagl, Head of Business Intelligence

Anette is responsible for all aspects of Data Analysis and Insights as well as management of the Property Portal. Her analytical and research skills bring a flow of vital information into the team.

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Sarah Bittorf, Marketing and Communications Manager

With agency experience in all aspects of digital marketing, Sarah co-ordinates online marketing for Locate in Kent including our website, social media and digital advertising.

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Karima Kamel, Business Development Manager

With a focus on project management across all business sectors, Karima, a native Dutch speaker, takes the lead in finding the right contacts and premises to meet each client’s individual needs.

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Catherine Igoe, Business Development Manager

Catherine has strong experience in economic development, inward investment, financial services and marketing and promotion which helps her understand our clients’ needs.

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Charlie Hutchings-Lawrence, Business Development Manager

Helen Minns, Data Executive

Helen provides executive support to the business intelligence team working on the Property Portal and in managing key data analysis and research.

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Jennifer Yard Place Branding Manager, Creative Estuary

David Smith, Adviser to the Board

Bringing a wealth of investment and local government knowledge, David acts as an Adviser to the Board.

Nick Fenton, Chairman of The Kent Housing and Development Group

As a long-standing Board member Nick has grown the influential The Kent Housing and Development Group bringing experience from his senior positions within the construction industry.

David Fitzsimmons, Non-Executive Director

Joining us in September 2015, David is an experienced executive with many years in the oil and gas sector working with names such as BP and Novera Energy PLC.

David Brooks Wilson, Non-Executive Director and Chair of Kent Developers Group

As the longest-standing member of the Board, David has vast experience in property development and investment as CEO of Wilson Noble Ltd.

Andrew Griggs, Non-Executive Director

Andrews brings with him a wealth of knowledge in corporate finance, acquisitions and strategic business advice.

Emma Liddiard, Non-Executive Director

Emma brings with her a large and active network across Kent businesses and her 25 years in media gives her insight and experience of all the marketing options available in the county.

Richard Hicks, Non-Executive Director

Joining the Board in July 2015 Richard is the Director of Place and Deputy Chief Executive at Medway Council and has the lead on place making, establishing Medway as a great place to live, work, learn and visit.

Moni Varma, Non-Executive Director

Moni Varma is the Founder and the Executive Chairman of the Veetee Food Group, suppliers of the award winning, highest quality premium branded and private label rice, to over 100 countries.

Marsha Marriner, Non-Executive Director

Marsha Marriner, is a Partner and Head of Commercial Property with Whitehead Monckton, one of the largest law firms in Kent.

Speak to one of our advisors now to find out how our service can help you

Catherine Igoe, Business Development Manager
E-mail: [email protected]
Direct: +44 (0)1732 520700

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