Small Business Britain Champions

Meet the Small Business Britain Champions


Katherine George

Katherine George is the founder of the multi-award winning, international social media agency Oh So Social, which provides comprehensive social media management, training and mentoring services, and online training platform Oh So Savvy. Katherine is one of just 8 Facebook Blueprint Lead Trainers in Europe and one of 24 Facebook and Instagram accredited #SheMeansBusiness mentors in the UK.

Mark Tomkins

Mark has been in the creative and digital sector for over 30 years and founded Aubergine in 2003 with his wife, Bekki. The inception was born from an observation that many creative agencies focus on the production of design without the over-arching and ever-important question of – will then help sell more. At its heart, Aubergine are a creative agency that consider the precious resources that small businesses have and so making sure that on and offline creative and digital selling has to be both effective and efficient.

Louise Brogan

Louise Brogan is a LinkedIn Consultant, speaker and host of the LinkedIn with Louise podcast. Based in Northern Ireland, Louise works with small businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals who want to raise their visibility online - through thought leadership, sharing knowledge and expertise and building relationships, particularly on LinkedIn.

Catherine Erdly

Catherine Erdly has over 20 years experience working with product businesses of all sizes from high street names (such as Paperchase, Laura Ashley and Coast), to some of the most exciting new independent businesses. She helps product businesses grow their sales, manage their stock, and build lasting businesses through 1-2-1 mentoring and her membership The Resilient Retail Club.

Adam Bastock Net-Zero Champion

Adam is the Founder of Small99. Small99 gives practical advice to small business owners on how to achieve Net Zero. Having worked with small businesses for over 8 years, he understands the challenges time-poor owners face and overwhelming amounts of information they face. Small99 is here to give actionable guidance to the 99% of our economy - the small business.

Garry & James

James and Garry believe in ruthlessly efficient marketing for small businesses. They don't like to waste one second or one pound more than is needed. Both have over 20 years' experience in marketing, brand, data and user experience. They have run businesses that serviced clients like Sainsburys, Skype, JD Sports and JCB, but came together in 2020 to form Thirty Three Percent, with the vision of bringing big brand marketing to small business.

They firmly believe that small businesses can not only compete but thrive against the big brands by translating marketing best practice for small business.

Ciaran Armstrong Net-Zero Champion

Ciaran is the co-founder Sustainable Pathways. Sustainable Pathways is built on the belief that when we bring together independent individuals, connected by trust, purpose and collective action - we can make decisive progress towards an equitable, inclusive and regenerative future.