The Organisers

The Organisers

Jean Gadsby, Elaine Owen and Ellie Kerr have organised the event for 6 years as well as the “day jobs”. They are passionate about making a difference to women and giving them the platform from which to shine at local, national and international levels.
Jean Gadsby

Jean Gadsby

Jean is a qualified Accountant with 25 years’ experience in running her own Accountancy practice in Liverpool City Centre, specialising in small and medium size businesses, whilst working with them on all aspects of taxation, personal and corporate affairs. She has a private portfolio of clients who she nurtures, to ensure that their businesses run seamlessly and profitably.

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Elaine Owen

Elaine Owen

Elaine is the multi award winning Managing Director of Designated - An internet marketing and digital skills training company based on Wirral, Merseyside. Elaine is a Masters level qualified business mentor, digital coach and consultant (ILM 7 Dip + FRSA).

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Ellie Kerr

Ellie Kerr

Ellie has been instrumental in sustaining the Merseyside Women of the Year awards event through her work with the network group, Women In Business NW and she has received both local and national awarded recognition for her work within the women's enterprise agenda.

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