Meet the Team

Jane

Founder and CEO

Jane comes to entrepreneurship following a long career in art where she exhibited, curated and taught painting for 27 years. After a talk on Climate Change in 2009 she launched a global arts project to inspire young people to create paintings, poetry and films about the environment. Following that, she decided to set up a business that supported sustainable brands while investing 100% of its profit into renewable energy. Jane also likes reading, walking in nature, chocolate and having a laugh on Slack.

Margy

Membership and Patrons Lead

Margy comes to Blue Patch after several years in the City as a sugar trader. With her extensive experience in building and managing relationships, she is also Councillor for Dulwich Village Ward, in the London Borough of Southwark. Fluent in Russian and French, Margy is widely travelled within Europe, CIC and the Middle East, making her an ideal Membership and Patrons lead.

Natalia

Communications Lead

Natalia supports Blue Patch from a strategic stand point and is our communications lead. She writes all of our lovely newsletters that end up in your inbox. Natalia is also a business mentor and founder of Remote Mission, a platform and community that offers fulfilling remote jobs in socially minded businesses. She helps conscious entrepreneurs and visionary leaders to discover their mission, take aligned action and unlock their unique gifts to build fulfilling, freedom based businesses that help change the world.

Anna

Social Media Club Manager

Anna runs Blue Patch’s Social Media Club via the members’ newsletter. She founded hellosocial.media in January 2019 after 10 years working in PR in the City. She loves to support and train small businesses to use social media more effectively. Tilly, her golden spaniel, is the love of her life along with her 3 teen boys and DIY-loving husband!

Annette

Social Media Manager

Annette has a digital marketing agency background and retrained as a social media manager. She works for a wide range of businesses as a social media service provider and trainer. As a keen wildlife conservationist, Annette is mindful of sustainability and our impact on the environment. Outside of work, family is her focus and she loves teaching the next generation to enjoy the outdoors.

Preeti

Marketing Lead

Having found herself in marketing after exploring psychology, business and finance, Preeti tries to combine the four as they pertain to SMEs and sustainable businesses in the UK and Ireland. She appreciates good design, tech for good and creative solutions to modern day problems. Also, no take backs.

Sarah

Finance and Bookkeeping

As our in-house bookkeeper, Sarah manages the finances at Blue Patch. She worked as a lawyer before retraining to support businesses with financial management. She has an undying love for Neil Diamond and enjoys holidays and a good game of tennis.

Team Blue Patch bring a wealth of professional expertise, from sustainability and curation, event management, business and financial strategy.

If you’d like a chat, drop us an email to marketing@bluepatch.org or call 0207 738 7267