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About Social Incubator East: Social Incubator East supports social ventures from across the East of England to grow. We have an experienced core staff team and also accesses support from the partners involved and others in our networks. We can give you the tools to grow your business: expert business advice, access to funding, a friendly supportive environment, first class teaching and free workspace.

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Belinda Bell

Programme Director

Belinda leads the Incubator, shaping the overall support offer as well as working directly with ventures. She has experience in establishing, supporting and growing organisations that bridge the public, private and third sectors; alongside extensive experience in consultancy and within academia.

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Tamzin Byrne

Administrator

Tamzin is the programme administrator and assists with organising events, marketing and the daily running of the programme. She has a background in journalism and science communication, as well as many years experience in program and volunteer management for community organisations.

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Mark Goodson

Lead Business Advisor

Mark works closely with ventures as a mentor and advisor. He has many years experience working in the technology sector ranging from founding start-ups to senior positions in public companies. Mark is a post-graduate qualified coach and mentor and has particular expertise in sales/business development.


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Paul Hughes

Business Advisor

Paul has many years’ experience in providing finance, strategy, corporate development and fundraising advice for a wide variety of clients from start-ups through to multinationals (particularly in the technology sector), as well as being an entrepreneur in his own right. Paul is currently also a Business Advisor for Allia’s Start-Up & Growth Advisory Programme for environmental technology ventures.

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Chris Bunney

Business Advisor

A versatile and enthusiastic business executive with a 30+ year pedigree gained within the aerospace, marine and defence sectors.Chris has particular expertise in dispute resolution and in strategic, commercial, contract, purchasing, supplier and project management within the UK and internationally.


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Allia is a charity that supports social ventures – organisations that are dedicated to making a positive social impact. We provide business support, work space and finance solutions to help social ventures start up, grow and deliver social change.

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Social Incubator East is a programme from Allia delivered in partnership with:

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