Mike Mounfield is a Director and a published author with a background in civil engineering and spent three decades in transport and highways, working in the public, private and third sectors. Mike’s education is a bit broader than his engineering origins would indicate, with more recent degrees in art history, philosophy and psychology as well as a postgrad qualification in business management.
Mike ran his own road safety consultancy for ten years from 2002, but re-booted his career in 2012 by starting The Wisdom Factory CIC.
As well as running the company Mike takes care of the tech side of the business; he developed the successful BIDBase online database system for Business Improvement Districts that TWF launched in January 2017.
John Kemp joined as an Associate in 2014. He’s a former Royal Marine Commando and Fire Officer, is a national public-speaking champion and an accredited stress management practitioner. John is well known for captivating audiences with his expertise, wit and imagination. John can help you manage stress and improve well-being on an individual and a corporate scale.
Martin O'Neill is an experienced senior manager and project manager having led a large and complex local government service and as a freelance interim manager and policy advisor. Martin's style is determined, enthusiastic, flexible and proactive. Martin sets high standards of personal integrity and business acumen. Martin has delivered tangible outcomes including the implementation of all of the major welfare reforms in Birmingham, working across departments and with internal and external agencies, councillors and MPs to influence the debate. Martin focuses heavily on positive customer outcomes as the prime objective of his work.
Philip Singleton is a registered architect and former City Planner who has been a successful Chief Executive and excels in leadership, creative thinking, organisational development and change. Philip has worked in place making in the private, third and public sectors. Philip's experience covers: advocacy and communication; governance - he's experienced in running and managing boards and decisions; place making, regeneration, development, planning and architecture. Philip has added a new dimension to his life by becoming a successful art photographer and is studying for a Masters at Falmouth University. Philip is an experienced non-executive board member and can bring a panoply of vital skills and experience to your organisation.
Clare Perkins is our BID Liaison team member for the BIDBase project. Clare takes care of BID clients from initial interest to prepping their data for import into BIDBase. Clare also maintains the National Decision Maker dataset inside BIDBase and available to Premium users. Clare spent the best part of a decade working in and around London in a range of customer care positions in the private and public sector. Then she worked for five years in a busy commercial business improvement district in Birmingham before moving back to her home county of Norfolk.
Liza Broomfield has over two decades' experience working as an environmentalist mainly within the civil engineering and construction industry, she has also worked with the environmental impacts associated with agricultural practices, organic farming and climate change both in the UK and in Asia.
As a second generation 3rd culture kid who has continued as an adult to travel and re-locate extensively worldwide Liza has Spanish as a second language and is on her way with French as a third, she is highly adaptable and flexible in outlook and approach with most scenarios, and has a can-do problem solving attitude.
Liza is task orientated with a strong work ethic and prepared to provide honest unbiased feedback as well as offering practical solutions.