Colbea Business Ambassadors

Colbea launched the Colbea Business Ambassadors programme to recognise and thank the wonderful people who have supported and worked with us to provide training, support and mentoring to thousands of the region’s businesses.

The continued backing of our Business Ambassadors makes a hugely positive impact on the vital work Colbea do in enabling and supporting new and young businesses in and around Colchester.

You will be able to recognise these Colbea Business Ambassadors thanks to their Ambassador pin, and also look out for the Ambassador logo.


What is a Colbea Business Ambassador?

The Ambassador programme recognises members of the local business community who have supported Colbea in any number of ways, including (but not limited to);


Who are our Colbea Business Ambassadors?

Web Design Colchester

Oliver Brock, Leading Motion – Oliver has regularly presented at BIG meetings, sharing his expertise in web design with attendees. He is also a strong promoter of Colbea in the local community and was also named Best Tenant in the 2016 Colbea Business Awards, presented at our AGP.

Perceptions Coaching Colchester

Damian Culhane, Perceptions Coaching – Members of our BIG networking group will recognise Damien, who has regularly provided his expert insight at our Business Improvement Group.


Gary Hickman, Marketing Expert – Gary has delivered his marketing expertise at BIG on a number of occasions, providing attendees with suggestions and ideas to improve their marketing output.


Mick Holloway, Social Media Training – Mick is a regular presenter at BIG, helping our members maximise the impact of social media on and within their businesses.



Kim Moore, Marketing Strategist – Kim has shared her expertise with our BIG members regularly, helping business owners add strategy to their marketing output, She has also become an advocate for Colbea’s services within the local business community.


Paul Nutter, Consumer Expert – as a consumer expert, Paul offers a really valuable insight when presenting at our Business Improvement Group, and always seems to leave attendees with a golden nugget of information to take away and apply to their own businesses.

Lyndee Oscar Kids Backs 4 the Future

Lyndee Oscar, Kids Back 4 the Future – One of our first Small Steps, Big Changes delegates, Lyndee has used a 23-year career as an osteopath to found a service helping to prevent back pain in childhood. Her vision has since seen her become a well-respected authority by the region’s schools and councils, as well as the published author of a series of books for children and families. Lyndee regularly uses her profile to direct new businesses towards Colbea, to help them find the support we can offer.

Jenny Parrett - Woofs n Wiggles

Jenny Parrett, Woofs ‘n’ Wiggles Doggy Day Care Centre – Jenny was one of the first delegates on Colbea’s Small Steps, Big Changes programme supporting women in business, and has utilised Colbea’s services throughout the growth of what has become a very successful business. Jenny has become a staunch advocate for Colbea, is a regular attendee at our BIG meetings and is often seen supporting Colbea events.