Jo is a skilled Project Manager with substantial experience in successfully delivering publicly funded projects. She has spent most of her career in the business support sector, working as both a deliverer and funder. She started her career at Beta and returned after 14 years to support Beta’s business development activity and undertake project delivery. In project work, Jo utilises her skills in identifying business and funding opportunities and bid/tender writing to help companies maximise their opportunity for growth. She also monitors the impact of business support programmes and supports the delivery of R&D projects.
Working for organisations such as the East Midlands Development Agency and Business Link Nottinghamshire, Jo has gained extensive experience in the design, implementation and management of business support services, including the former East Midlands Manufacturing Advisory Service and New Business New Life campaign and exhibition. She has excellent team working and organisational skills, and achieves results by the implementation of good processes, attention to detail and timely communication.