Holly Barber – Business Development Manager
Holly started her marketing career as an Unlocking Potential graduate, before joining the team in 2019 as Business Development Manager. Holly is client-focused and is looking forward to combining her communication and marketing skills to support businesses in Cornwall on the Future Focus programme.
Away from work, Holly can be found (slowly) renovating her house, or running after her dog Ruby somewhere along the coast.
Holly, tell us more about your role:
I spend my time working with lots of lovely Cornish businesses, helping them to plan and achieve their innovation and growth goals.
What experience have you had working with businesses?
I started out in newspaper and magazine publishing 12 years ago where I worked with businesses large and small throughout Cornwall on their creative advertising campaigns. Most recently, working in digital marketing for a start-up, I supported businesses all over the world to transform their communication strategy.
What do you most enjoy about working with businesses?
I love learning about the many exciting businesses we have here in Cornwall and having the opportunity to join them and support them on their journey.
How do you stay inspired?
By surrounding myself with inspiring people who have interesting stories and experiences to share.
What’s your favourite thing to do on holiday?
Find new places to drink good coffee.
If you could have 3 wishes granted, what would they be?
For pizza to have no calories, to be mortgage free and for the sun to shine every weekend.