MEET THE TEAM - Broadley Speaking

MEET THE TEAM

Great individual performances and smart team work drive our performance. Combine this with our hard won sales experience – dating back to 1983 – and our clients gain the benefit of a highly focused and driven team of well trained sales and marketing professionals.

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Hilary Broadley

Hilary has a passion for B2B sales stretching back to 1983. Hilary is a particularly good communicator and has always used her gift of verbal expression to sell effectively. She is capable of handling complexity and tolerating ambiguity. Most importantly she drives herself and the team for the strongest possible commercial outcomes for her clients.

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Isabel Robson

Isabel is quick to see the possibilities of new ideas and projects, she is outstanding at initiating these and persuading people to support her. Her vivid imagination constantly pushes her towards turning her ideas into reality. She is a powerhouse for clients and driving results for them.

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David Conn

David is a highly experienced B2B sales and marketing professional. He has worked in most major B2B sectors over his career. He is competitive, ambitious and seeks to win. David can spot the flaws that may exist in most situations and quickly see how to improve them. This makes him a considerable asset when engaging with clients and seeking the most positive outcomes.

Cristel Worth

Business Development Leader

I am an ILM qualified Business Development Leader with experience working with the education and recruitment sectors.  I have a passion for Dartmoor and enjoy spending time exploring the Moors with my family.

Anna MacQueen

Business Development Leader

I’ve been a Business Development Leader here for 1 Year after working 3 years as a Business Development Manager. I’ve worked across a number of different industries, for various clients, from automation and robotics to private healthcare and wealth management.  I have 2 children and 2 dogs!

Giuseppe Baggiani

Head of Digital Marketing

I develop Digital Marketing strategies for Broadley Speaking and our clients across a variety of industries and countries. I speak five languages, sing in a choir and play classical guitar.

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Belinda Moody

Business Development Manager

I have worked on accounts in many different industries from HR Software, E-commerce, Estate Agents, and corporate eye care to currently representing a High end Italian Womenswear brand and Fortune Magazine. Before having children, I was a fashion and promotional model in Australia.

James Welch-Thornton

Head of Business Processes, Data and Research. 

I have worked in many sectors including Food & Beverage, Intellectual Property and Digital Marketing. I am related to the Lord Mayor of London, John Garrett, who laid the first stone of London Bridge in 1825.

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Brooke Pinkney

Strategic Relationship & Client Experience Manager 

I have a varied role here at Broadley Speaking which keeps me on my toes! My core role is to identify high value new busines opportunities for my clients, globally, across a wide range of market sectors. Passionate about client experience and continued growth of the business, my leadership role enables me to get involved across many elements of the business, learning and challenging the status quo.

When I am not working I am probably watching Lord of The Rings again or out in the countryside.

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Philippa Sherrell

Social Intelligence Leader

Since starting at Broadley Speaking in August 2019, I have worked across numerous sectors including, Health & Well-being, Pharmaceutical, Finance, Logistics, Catering and Manufacturing but as a business we have worked across so much more. I now work as a senior business development manager while leading on our social selling offerings, in particular how to use LinkedIn effectively as a sales tool.

Broadley Speaking has given me a great platform to excel in my career and my personal development has been enormous!

Previous to my time at Broadley Speaking I worked within retail and then as an Officer on board Cruise Ships, visiting over 40 countries!

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Zoey Burroughs

Senior Business Development Manager 

I have a BSc Business Management Degree specialising in HR and Leadership. My previous experience include the Events and Retail sectors, now progressing into the building sector. I grew up partially in Spain and have a cat named catty.

Jacques Braddick

Senior Business Development Manager

Worked in family business (furniture) in North Devon before joining Broadley. I grew up in a seaside village called Westward Ho! in North Devon and moved to Plymouth to study Business Management at Plymouth University; as soon as I finished university I started to work for Broadley Speaking.

Damon Didcott

Information Technology Executive.

I’ve been working in administration and IT roles for nearly 22 years now, for Trident Exhibitions, OnDigital and Broadley Speaking. Nothing has exploded yet.

Lisa Stewart

Business Processes, Data Management and Research

I moved to Tavistock 4 years ago after spending 20 years working for a large IT Services company in London, where I worked in a variety of IT delivery and business support roles. I enjoy spending time with my family discovering new places in Devon and Cornwall.

Mandy Meredith

Head of Science and Technology Division

I have a degree in Biochemistry and started my career as a laboratory assistant for the Medical Research Council. Since 1997, I have been working in business development – sales and marketing roles selling laboratory equipment, chemicals and services to pharmaceutical companies, biotech start-ups and academia.

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Eliott Blatchford

Senior Business Development Manager

I have a BA in International Business Management with Finance. Before university I lived in Australia for a year working in multiple industries and I have played football ever since I can remember.

Sharon Bratchley

Business Development Manager

I work across a wide range of industries including Accountancy, Construction, Food Manufacturing, Charities, Media Advertising Software, Commercial and Industrial Laundry, Customer Service, Property Portal, Leisure, Payroll Software, Retail Software. The first time I boarded a plane, I jumped out of it.

Edward McMenamin

Business Development Manager

Having studied Computer Hardware and Software at A-level, before progressing through Sales for the last three years, I am excited to have now moved into my role as a Business Development Executive for Broadley Speaking. Some of my main passions include; rugby, reading and trying out new cultural cuisines.

Vicky Plucknett

Business Development Leader

An experienced leader working across a number of B2B sectors including Consulting, Supply Chain and Healthcare. Part of my role is to engage and create business opportunities for our clients. I love spending time with businesses learning about how their business works, competitors and strategising new ways to engage prospects. I am also involved in recruitment and training which is an area I find extremely rewarding. 

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my young family finding new adventures to explore and burn energy. 

Oliver James

Business Development Manager

I work for various well-known industrial companies from the UK, Europe and North America. Alongside this, I create videos for Broadley Speaking. Before joining Broadley, I worked on a documentary in Finland.

Bryony Smith

Content Management – Active & Engaged Demand

I have a BA Hons in Media Production, having previously worked within the Healthcare and Retail sector, I am now developing my career as a Digital Marketer. I trained in Classical Opera for eight years and have a pug called Chewee.

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Umberto Bergonzini

Business Development Manager

“I have worked across a variety of industries from engineering, to IT and education where I have gathered a broad range of experience. I am excited to have joined the Broadley Speaking team and to be able to help the business achieve their goals. In my spare time I love running and doing jujitsu.”

Lucy George-Foster

Business Development Manager 

I have worked across education, residential care, finance, construction, motor industry and third sector. I was awarded Newspaper Society’s Annual Advertising & Marketing Best Advertising Sales Executive in the UK. 

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Krishna Hurry

Business Development Manager 

My time at Broadley Speaking goes all the way back to 2016! I took a short break where I took an exciting step into growing online start-ups which was a difficult decision but, fast forward a few years, I am back with Broadley Speaking and the consultative sales toolset I’ve developed has been more than worth it.

Due to a greater life focus on flexibility, and the chance to now work from home I am loving being back with the Broadley Speaking team where I am  looking forward to applying my experience as best as possible!

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Aleesha Cocker

Social Intelligence Manager

I am an experienced Brand Manager with a working history within Event Management, Marketing and Retail Management. Previous to my role at Broadley I worked with a large global beauty brand where I developed skills in content management, social media marketing, networking and event sales. I also love to read criminal law fiction and enjoy graphic design as a hobby. 

Nick Jackson

Creative Lead

I have over 20 years of experience working with National and International companies across all sectors, delivering brand strategies and creative campaigns online and in print. I grew up in Cheltenham and moved to Devon to study & surf.