“I help food and drink companies to realise and deliver their scale-up objectives.”
Joan qualified as an accountant in the Public Sector but soon escaped to the real world. Having worked for small family run businesses as well as nationals, such as Morrison’s, and multi-nationals, this gives Joan the first-hand experience of the scaling challenges faced by businesses.
Joan is based in North Wales and is one of the Regional Cluster Managers . As an accountant, Joan helps business owners understand their financial systems and the important information they contain. Joan also helps them find investment, be it through grants, financial institutions, or private equity.
What is your approach to working with a new client?
It’s important to get to know them, their business and their hopes and dreams.
What skill do you think everyone should learn?
What three items would you take with you to a deserted island?
A radio to call for help, shelter and food until help arrives.
What are your key skills?
Accountancy, financial analysis