Join us for our next business networking event at Poets House, Ely on Monday 31 January from 6pm.
Our guest speaker is Mike Herd, a highly experienced business advisor, non-executive director, coach and mentor. He has worked with many hundreds of entrepreneurs across multiple sectors to support them to realise the potential of their businesses and themselves.
Mike led the creation and development of the Sussex Innovation Centre, one of the UK’s leading technology business incubators. At Sussex, he acted as a guide and advisor for businesses at all stages from idea conception to Exit; he specialises in supporting individual entrepreneurs through the personal challenges and opportunities of running and growing a successful business. People often underestimate the emotional impact of their business decisions – it’s not just about the bottom line.
An innovation specialist, Mike has successfully launched new products and services within the public, private and academic sectors. He is experienced in raising grant and equity funds and preparing businesses for succession and Exit.
Mike has moved to Cambridgeshire in 2021, where he runs his consulting business, providing mentoring to entrepreneurs through individual coaching and Peer-2-Peer Elite Boards.
He has recently taken up a position with Innovate UK EDGE to support some of the region’s high growth potential businesses.
He has been appointed to the Business Board for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.
Holder of the Queens Award for Enterprise Promotion.
The series is an excellent platform for local business people to learn about each others' professional lives, to share experiences, challenges and insights, and to inspire one another.
ECBG are looking for speakers for 2022.