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International Men’s Day 2022 – the importance of sustainable high performance with Stevie Ward

Tomorrow is International Men’s Day – an opportunity to raise awareness of men’s health and wellbeing, and to promote a positive conversation around mental health. At NorthEdge the mental health and wellbeing of our colleagues, in our business and across our portfolio, is at the top of our agenda. We have made a commitment to […]

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Getting to know NorthEdge CFO Charlie Page

In our latest episode of Beyond the Capital we spoke to Charlie Page, CFO at NorthEdge. After studying Law at Liverpool University, Charlie graduated in 2009 during the depths of the financial crisis. His first plan was to become a solicitor, but after learning that many law firms had cancelled their graduate programmes due to […]

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Celebrating a successful year of collaboration with Meet

We are pleased to be celebrating a successful year-long partnership with Meet, an international provider of talent solutions to the life sciences sector. We announced our investment into Meet back in September 2021 and have noted several key milestones with the business since the partnership began. Meet has continued to invest in its people to […]

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Getting to know our Young Professionals

Last week we were delighted to host our Young Professionals Event at 20 Stories in Manchester. It was fantastic to see so many people from our community come together to connect, collaborate and network. At NorthEdge we believe we can play a significant role in supporting more young people, from a diverse range of backgrounds, […]

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Getting to know NorthEdge Director Nicola McQuaid

In our latest episode of Beyond the Capital we spoke to Nicola McQuaid, Director and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion lead at NorthEdge. After studying Chinese at Leeds University, Nicola joined PwC to work in their audit team, but quickly recognised that she wasn’t a natural born accountant! Nicola then made the move to PwC’s corporate […]

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Getting to know CTS CEO Tom Ray

In our latest episode of Beyond the Capital we spoke to Tom Ray, CEO of portfolio company Cloud Technology Solutions. Unsure of what he really wanted to do after studying maths and economics at university, Tom joined a Scottish logistics and shipping company to get a good business grounding. By rotating through several different placements […]

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Getting to know NorthEdge Partner Andy Ball

In our latest episode of Beyond the Capital we spoke to Andy Ball, Partner at NorthEdge. With a view of going to university to become an engineer, Andy joined the Rolls Royce apprenticeship scheme and completed his degree at Leeds University with the help of the National Engineering Scholarship. Following his degree, Andy had the […]

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Getting to know Lights4fun Chair David Stern

In our sixth episode of Beyond the Capital we spoke to Lights4fun Chair, David Stern. With over 30 years’ experience of running businesses within the health and beauty industry, David’s career has seen him work for several leading direct-to-consumer brands worldwide. He spent 11 years at Unilever in a number of high-profile leadership positions, both […]

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Getting to know Distology CEO Hayley Roberts

In our fifth episode of Beyond the Capital we caught up with the positively infectious Hayley Roberts, CEO of portfolio company Distology. Early on in her working life Hayley couldn’t decide between a career in acting and law, but ended up choosing to study Business Studies at De Montfort University. Upon graduation, Hayley was considering […]

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