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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Bethany has a First Class Honours Degree in Management from The University of Leeds. As part of her university degree, she spent some time in Australia which gave her the opportunity to travel and experience life in another culture. Her lesson from the pandemic was a realisation of the volatility of life, and the need to live more sustainably and make better choices. She is the youngest of 4 – family is very important to her.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 738 7267