We currently have groups in the following areas. Let’s introduce our group leaders
Nash Mills Village Hall
Group Leader – Zoe Douthwaite
Zoe Douthwaite is group leader for Hemel Mums UnLtd. Along with Debbie Gilbert is responsible for the administration and social media of Mums UnLtd. She also has the pleasure of being part of the Best Women in Business Awards. She has been networking for over 5 years now and started off at the Hemel group about 4 years ago. She is welcoming, friendly and eager to help business owners thrive and make great connections
Greenwood Park Community Centre
Group Leader -Owner of Mums UnLtd – Debbie Gilbert
Debbie started Mums UnLtd 5 years ago and is currently running the St Albans group.
After 17 years working in customer service at British Airways, Melanie set up her designer dress agency in 2004. Now, 10 years later, she is still selling pre-owned, ladies clothes, from jeans and separates to glamorous ball gowns and offering the high level of service her regulars have come to expect. Melanie has been a networker all those years and started the Chesham group in 2013.
Carli runs Synergy Business Support, and works as a Virtual Assistant (a freelance PA) supporting small businesses with administration and other business services, keeping things running smoothly and offering an extra pair of hands when needed. She works this successfully around her family life, with two young sons to also keep her on her toes. She runs both the Berkhamsted and Harpenden groups.
Sarah is an entrepreneur and left employed work in Summer 2013 to start her business and is an avid networker. She is a Financial Planner, with Evolution for Women. She works with women, couples and families to help them secure their financial future and provide clarity about their finances in a clear uncomplicated way. Her work helps clients improve and protect their personal or business financial situation so they can sleep better at night knowing both their own and their families financial future is safe whatever happens. She loves running her Mums UnLtd groups in Stanmore and Watford and launched both groups in 2014.
Georgina holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Greenwich and is qualified to teach in the age 16+ fields of further and higher education. Georgina has been involved in educational projects in West London, such as the School Science Conference, the role of the Associate Practitioner grade in laboratory medicine and the pilot co-terminus degree in Biomedical Science with the University of Westminster. She teaches children A Level and GSCE Science as a private tutor in the Gerrards Cross area and over Skype. She has been an attendee of Mums UnLtd since it started and is an avid networker!
Tessa works in partnership with her husband Stephen Baker at SB Financial Consultants Ltd.
Tessa is a well known local business women in the Aylesbury area and is passionate about helping people. Her business approach is bespoke and friendly. In her business she works closely with people to get a full review of their circumstances and to understand financial goals, prior to making any recommendations.
Craftport Consulting is a business consultancy which specialises in supporting and mentoring small businesses. We work in collaboration with you to provide strategic and practical advice to solve real world business issues and partner you in the implementation of those strategic changes.
Cornelia Raubal, owner and founder of Craftport Consulting Ltd, is our principal consultant. Having gained 18 years experience in the commodities industry, including at Board level, Cornelia decided to use this experience to bring big business knowledge to benefit small businesses.
Thanet- Quex Barn
Canterbury – Espressions Arts Cafe
Group Leader – Sue Quigley
Sue Quigley is a Transformation Coach and Business Mentor. After over 20 years in communications and marketing within the telecoms industry, Sue left to start her own coaching practice in 2014. She has a passion for working with women; guiding them to see their own full potential by recognising the skills and talents they have and bringing them into the spotlight. Sue likes nothing better than bringing like minded people together and creating a space for creation and support, so leading the Mums UnLtd groups in Thanet and Canterbury is perfect for her.
As Sue says: “I believe we need more feminine business leaders and owners – women have incredible qualities that can benefit the working environment, we just have to stop being shy about it.”
Beckenham – Goals Function Room
Group Leader – Alex Williams
Alex has been a secondary school teacher for 15 years, with the last 9 years as Head of PE at Bullers Wood School in Chislehurst. Alex has also examined and moderated for AQA, an awarding examination board for several years. Recently, Alex achieved her National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership in Education. 3 years ago, she became a Stella & Dot stylist, has built a team and achieved Star Stylist in November 2015. Alex is extremely excited about growing a networking group and watching women create, grow and develop as entrepreneurs.
Rebecca McCann is a Psychotherapist and Counselling Tutor. She started her counselling practice in 2010 and manages a team of therapists, volunteers and students to offer affordable, quality counselling and well being support for children, adults and families.
Rebecca has a passion for working with women supporting them to thrive in even the most testing of circumstances. She runs a number of womens support groups and is proud to add Mums Unltd to her profile and to be part of supporting women to thrive in business as well as life.