Bubble Enterprises CIC has built it’s business model, on working with ‘like-minded’ professional colleagues who have a ‘heart’ to contribute to the Health and Wellbeing agenda of ‘society’ at large. We have worked with people who possess specific areas of expertise or demonstrable track record.
The people talked about on this page we think of as our Associates, and we thank them for the contributions they have made to us as individuals and our projects, our programs and our budding Entrepreneurs over the years.
Their contribution to building the intellectual content and practices that we encapsulate in our ‘iPlaybooks’ is profound. We will forever be in their debt.
Thank you to all the people listed here, we have gained knowledge from every interaction and simply from knowing you.
We would particularly like to thank Dr Louise Pinfold and Sue Dixon, two former directors of our businesses who have moved to the other side of the world or retired.
Steve is a sports professional with a social focus. Having trained elite athletes both able and disabled through his career he is now assisting with social prescribing of Boxing and Yoga sessions that support people with mental health issues.
Mark is the ex-Chief Executive Officer of the Seashell Trust and now dedicates his time to SEND projects and programmes (Special Educational Needs Development)
Erinma is a community peace activist with international experience. She has 'large' experience in 'conflict resolution' having helped reduce gun crime by 93% Manchester leading to her MBE. She also does the morning show on Radio Afrikaner.
Steve is a highly motivated, personable professional with quick networking and relationship building skills for effective and efficient collaborations.
Hayley is the strategic lead of People’s Voice Media and oversees the delivery of their UK and European research, innovation, civic engagement, education and co-production projects.
Jason became an associate of Bubble through working in the Oasis Cafe, before moving to Cumbria where he creates Wooden Artifacts and sells them locally, online and through commissions.
Erica is a community and product evangalist at Aspenify. Driving Community engagement and user experience design in software development.
Andres is the founder at the depression, anxiety and bipolar-disorder (DAB) group. He is working on a volunteer basis as a mental health ambassador.
Hannah is a partnership manager at Young Enterprise UK, working to forge the partnerships that will facilitate all young people be economically active and comfortable with money matters.
Babz is a social entrepreneur (CEO at Freshhrb CIC), a film director, a video producer and a cancer survivor. The go to man when you need to animate your ideas.
Lizzie has a degree in psychology and is a qualified Trainer and MasterCoach.
Neil is great at building relationships in business and his private life. He is a professional alliances and consulting services sales professional
Joyce manages bids. She helps you focus your message and answer the questions you're being asked. Its a great skill.
Phil is a headmaster, fundraiser, networker and has a mammoth heart for helping individuals thrive on their terms.
Francesca works with businesses to create copy and content that compels and converts.
Stuart is a project and programme engagement director who has particular knowledge of the health and social care arena and ........ sport.
Wendy is the founder of The Girl Friday Group that has grown I Love Bramhall, I Love Cheadle Hulme and the Moxie Mingle networking events. She is passionate about the communities in which she lives.
Martino is now an Independent Consultant, based in Manchester, with extensive experience of aiding start up businesses particularly in the bio sciences field. Particularly relevant in these COVID 19 days.
Aba is the founder at Nexus. Her expertise is in transforming communities through leadership at the grassroots of communities.
Director of operations at Aspenify Ltd, Bubbles 'Knowledge Management' system of choice. Strong knowledge of UK local government operations.
Donna is a Mentor and Facilitator. She develops boards with a particular focus on the Charitable sector.
Ian is a project director (Acorn Hydrogen & CCS Project) at Pale Blue Dot Energy Limited and senior energy transition leader. He is also involved in Young Enterprise and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Anton is Bubble's Webmaster, she creates and manages the websites and communications.
Derek is a coach, mentor and philanthropist. Well worth networking with.
Claire is an experienced journalist, writer, editor and writing coach.
Steve is the brain behind the Bubbles Knowledge Management system of choice. He is also a serial entrepreneur with a social conscience.
Vanessa is an experienced HR professional passionate about the people she develops and works with.
Dave is the founder and director at Ex-Cell Solutions CIC, helping ex-offenders find their way in life when released from confinement.
Penelope is a wellbeing coach and reiki master to the many she meets through running her company PenelopeSilver.co.uk
Ed is a director at BakerFish a published author and speaker. He is a strong advocate of change in many aspects of society.
Gillian is a business and lifetyle coach who consults. She as also built on her passion for photography and created Gillian Walsh Photography to capture all your best moments. Highly recommended.
Briony is an 'inner architect', she helps you with your mindset, one of our biggest limiting factors. She is a meditation trainer.
Nick now works as a consultant to the SME market place following a long career in local government and the academic world. Always worth listening to.
Rashida is a clinical and psychoanalytic psychologist. She is also the director at Instahappy. who have developed 'The Happiness Test'. In her spare time she is a playwright and director.
Peter is an experienced non executive director who has run his own business for many years and now enjoys offering his skills where needed. He has a particular interest in the health and social care agenda in the UK.
Hannah is an employment specialist at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust helping individuals with challenges navigate their way back to employment and economic inclusion.
Peter helps organisations navigate our wonderful NHS and provides consultancy to the 'system' to improve effeciencies.
Tracey is the vice president of business operation at the CANCOM Group. She has had an extensive career in the information technology indusry nurturing people and organisations to great success.
Nick is the group chief executive at henshaws society for blind people, helping people with visual impairment and a range of other disabilities.
Anna is 'digitalannie' and runs a business based in Stockport teaching us all how to run social media, particularly Facebook. Well worth linking to to develop your presence.
Ian is the neighbourhood delivery officer at Manchester City Council and manages the patent clinic at the central library each month.
Bliss is a force for good, driven, focused, commited and with a fantastic community work ethic focused on improving life chances through education on-line. Which makes her work in partnership with Aspenify facinating.
Kevin has an exceptional knowledge in business development amassed during over 35 years at the leading edge of the IT industry. He now shares this knowledge with start ups and young entrepreneurs.
Liz has worked for over twenty years in Making Spaces a Warrington based organisation that has built many spaces to help those with mental and physical health problems. They do much great work.
Simon is the founder & director @ Deus_Ex Design (UK) Ltd, an open innovation hub producing patented designs and licensing them.
Pam is a community leader in Edgley and Cheadle Heath, suburbs of Stockport. She focuses on people and their personal needs and is moved to do something positive about it. A great role model who must be supported.
Kamran has an interesting blend of skills having been a carer for his two siblings, Friedreich's Ataxia (an autosomal recessive genetic disease), but having been trained in media and communications in his early career.
Elaine is the 'outreach' worker for Bramhall United Reformed Church haveing spent a long career making Shell, the oil company, more effecient. Has a good system understanding.
Tony has had a varied career as a policeman, teacher, hotel owner and headmaster. He knows how to care for the people and communities in which he chooses to operate.
Linzi, an accredited and time served coach. It’s her privilege to walk with you as you re-discover the strength of who you truly are and in that knowledge, build confidence, just as you know it’s meant to be; with certainty of self.
Mike is a passionate technology leader with 17 years experience motivating and developing large talented IT teams to excel in the delivery of IT services. In his spare time he advises Bubble and other social enterpirses on which way to go.
Catherine is a copywriter and marketeer who has developed content for many organisations, including Lloyds Banking Group, Yorkshire Building Society and British Airways.
Don is the chairman at Bubble Enterprises, a serial social entrepreneur, Non-Executive Director, Lay Member, Consultant and Coach. Very focussed individual.
Hayley is the owner of Xenos Haven hair, beauty and wellbeing salon. Her zest for life and helping society knows no bounds. A haven well worth visiting and a person well worth knowing.
Sir Peter Fahy is a retired senior police officer. He was the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police. Since retiring he works on the structures systems and attitudes which will help eliminate modern slavery and support communities.
Lynn is helping responsible businesses grow by describing the difference they make to their customers and communities. She does this through her company Give 2 Gain.
Norman is an experienced businessman and coach. He operates as a non exectuitive director and business consultant and represents the Bubble brands in Ireland. Very focused.
Susan is a successful and experienced Board Director, Interim Director, Business Consultant, Project Manager, Strategic Sales professional and innovative business entrepreneur.
Les is the sales director in the pacific north-west of America at JLL Technology Solutions. He has a long history in training and developing markets and individuals.
Heidi is a director at The Craggs Country Business Parks in Hebdon Bridge and a keen community supporter through both the pre schools she founded and the work supporting community businesses that she does in Calderdale.
Chris has always had an interest in people and the way we think and behave this started with my acting career and developed further!
Julie is a hypnotherapist who works in the Stockport and Cheshire area. She has helped many people unclutter their lives.
Dave is a consultant and director at CMS Co-Op Solutions.
Linda is a professional marketeer who has dedicated herself to finding the fresh expressions of church life within communities.
Gareth has spent the last 20 years helping develop co-operatives and employee led organisations.
Fiona has a long experience of getting processes to work across both blue chip companies and their partners. She also cares deeply about her community and its sustainability.
Paul is the Manging Director at Cardea Solutions who help design and take to market a variety of products through many channels.
Michelle looks after your physical health, if you want to get into shape this is the lady to call.
Mike is the former Chief Probation Officer of Northumbria prison service who retired in 1999, but just can't stop attempting to assist those who have complex needs.
Louise is, and has been for over 27 years, the Chief Executive Officer of Pure Innovations helping the 'disadvantaged' both mentally and physically, gain work experience and become included in society.
Nick is an accomplished and versatile Senior Contract Project Management professional, with extensive and progressive experience in a variety of industry sectors, especially Financial Services.
Sarah is a focused lady who works in a special needs department and exams office, following a career in project management and recruitment.
Chris is transforming environments with huge printed graphics and bespoke signage designed and built by his company The Binary Box.
Alison is a technical writer at the Health Shared Services Organisation in Ontario and Bubbles link into the great country that is Canada.
Deyrick spends his time helping companies grow new revenue streams by applying the solutions he makes at his company IOT Horizon.
Anna is the marketing associate behind the Bubble marketing machine managing Linked-In, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram content. She has also been heavily involved in her local schools, dancing and swimming groups and community.
Matthew is a technology guru with a strong community focus. An expert in telecommunications syatems and also developing the boys brigade.
Sara is a great role model within her community, having had the lived experience of managing relapsed multiple sclerosis for over ten years.
Pete is an advertising and marketing speacialist who runs a very personal recruitment business called Found Us.
Sarah helps business owners understand their numbers, never miss a deadline and pay as little tax as legally possible through quality, friendly, proactive, responsive accountancy services & tax advice.
Claudio is the Group Head of Product Development at McBride and a member of AMBS MBA Cohort 2020. McBride is the leading supplier of Private Label Household and professional cleaning/hygiene products for Europe's largest brands.
Emma is a director and co-founder at Great Cause Communications. She delivers flexible HR manager for charities. She is also a Change Magician, public speaker, human being and most importantly a mum.
Mick is the founder and chief executive officer of beanddo who are experts in modern meditation and the techniques and skills to make it work for the individual.
John is an accountant and advisor over many years for small businesses and charities. He has aslo contributed extensively to the AMBS MBA projects that Bubble have been involved in operating.
Cat is a co-production expert with over 20 years’ experience of challenging thinking in public sector organisations, causing good trouble often, and becoming a proficient professional ‘rule breaker’.
Ross is a personal performance coach and mentor. He has, and does, coach golf and sales professionals in particular.
Kathryn is a director, at her business TFL Business. She has particular expertise in setting up franchise businesses but is also available for interim and non-executive roles.
Bill is a pioneer in developing an interactive playbook performance studio to bring consistent results in all you do. The system delivers workspaces for managing your life and work. Bill is the service engine in capturing your individual IP.
Chris has had a long career developing consultancies and sales teams, particularly technology sales teams. He has also been the Chairman of the Twickenham Conservative Association.
Numan is a Director of Creative Design and Manufacture, but so much more in his charitable, cultural and faith links and journey. Read on!
David is a business resilience consultant with an extensive knowledge of all types of businesses from an substantial career in sales and general management.
Mohammed is the Managing Director of Monaia Uk, the global marketplace promoting activities for young people and families, helping their health and wellbeing.
Richard is a great person to be on your team. He has led the voluntary sector in the north-west and is now the North West Director at the Association of Colleges.
Andrew is the Managing Director of Codeias Ltd a white label digital communications company based in Chorley.
Toby is the Chief Executive Officer of sipsynergy who intergrate Unified Collaboration Cloud Solutions.
Mark is a non-executive director in Enigma Holdings and a Partner in Consulting at Capita. He has particular knowledge of start-up businesses and the health and wellbeing markets.
Simon is a rare blend of technology and business knowledge that can be applied effectively in the corporate world and with his work developing STEM skills in young people. He is also passionate about career changes for the military and others.
Ian is the Managing Director of VisAge-IP who do digital business development. He spends his time helping business protect their data & to value keep the 'bad actors' out (as he puts it). He also cares about his community and the people in it!
Rodger is a non-executive director, business leader, consultant, trustee and workplace coach. He has a deep routed community work ethic based on an extensive career in housing associations.
Steve is the owner of a business called Alvatek and also has the claim to fame of having trained Bubbles Chairman. A great coach.
John has a long, successful track record as a business development director in both maufacturing companies and the information technology and communication industry. His passion is helping enterprises cross the chasm from good idea to profit.
Stuart is the executive director of client relations at Alliance Manchester Business School, a father, son and football fan.
Ray is the ultimate coach and mentor. He understands his community, he understands what can be done and helps achieve it.
Timothy is an entrepreneur. A military transition expert, committed to driving positive outcomes for ex service personnel and their families. He is also a writer, an author and a blogger.
Chris is an advisor, non-executive director and trustee who offers his knowledge and experience of living with mental health issue to the health and social care community nationally.
Andrew descibes himself as a single session coach. He is also a trainer and speaker on Zoom globally. He has authored two books: 'What's Your #URP?" & "Make Life Simple".
Mike is a business leader, mentor, and coach who has worked for some of the worlds leading businesses and started, grown and sold several of his own businesses.
Richard is the managing director of Greenoak Innovation using his extensive experience of knowledge transfer to assist the setting up of viable ventures.
Chris is a business development professional. He drives big numbers in Corporates and is also involved in Start-up businesses in a non-executive capacity.
Rob likes to keep a low profile, as you can tell from his photo. But he is a master practitioner at Christopher Howard NLP as well as a Leadership Master Practioner based on an extensive career managing IT systems.