Our Partners

 Relevant. Professional. Experienced

Go2Ex is an organisation comprised of professional industry executives, with cross functional experience dedicated to providing wide-ranging expertise and guiding advice to business ventures in and around Bishop’s Stortford.
Their aim is to encourage entrepreneurship, enhance competencies and increase profitable growth for their clients.

Meet the Go2Ex partners

Jim Tatchell
Jim Tatchell

Jim’s 22 year City career spanned time as a bond trader for large banks such as UBS, Credit Suisse and Commerzbank as well as working for a small boutique asset manager and latterly for a large international news organisation. More recently Jim has set up his own successful International Payment and Foreign Exchange company, Circadian FX, (https://circadianfx.com/) as well as consulting for German and Italian businesses that are looking to gain a foothold in the UK. His experience of sales, management and wide variety of local, national and international connections make him a valuable addition to the consulting team at Go2Ex. Jim is a governor at Hockerill Anglo-European College, has founded the not-for-profit organisation Exidex as well as co-founded http://notretiring.com/

Lynda Foster
Lynda Foster

Lynda’s experience in the pharmaceutical industry spans over 30 years and she retains a wealth of knowledge in the successful management of people and business both in Europe and International markets. Her career includes many leadership Board positions including Ivax (now Teva); founder and CEO of Niche Generics Limited as well as serving as Chairman of the British Generic Association and Vice Chairman of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry. Lynda has recently stepped down from the Board of Masters Speciality Pharma Ltd, as Non-Executive Director having first joined in September 2010 and during her tenure, she served for four years as Chief Executive Officer. For some years, Lynda volunteered at a local animal charity in Bishops Stortford raising substantial funds to increase animal welfare as well as learning canine handling. She has also raised funds for Cancer Research through planning and organising of corporate events

Graham Petitt
Graham Petitt

With over 25 years of experience in management consultancy, Graham is a highly accomplished strategic, performance and risk management advisor and trainer. He also has a broad knowledge and experience of Banking/Financial Services management in UK, EMEA and the Far East. He has successfully designed and implemented complex start up, transformation and business enhancement projects that have created value, protected brand reputation and delivered sound governance. Graham is a keen supoorter of charities and has served as chair and NED of a local children's disability charity.

Richard Smith
Richard Smith

Richard is a versatile operational and change executive with significant experience across financial services, corporate real estate and facilities management. A strategic thinker and visionary with a proven track record of delivering significant value and business agility through innovative solutions and efficient processes. He currently advises on strategic and change projects and his experience / clients include NatWest, RBS, G4S, Zurich Insurance, Williams & Glyn. Richard is passionate about helping charities thrive and is / has been a trustee for four national charities, with a focus on disability as well as an independent director for Circle Housing.

Ian Hudson
Ian Hudson

After 25 years in the IT Sales and Consultancy sector, Ian started a business in 1999 and closed it in 2011. Since then he has been General Manager of Harlow & District Chamber of Commerce and a Director of Harlow Business Exhibition. He also works with local businesses to help them use Social Media effectively. Ian spent a few years as Vice-Chair of Governors of TBSHS. He is the Co-ordinator of Tidy Up Bishop's Stortford (TUBS). He is also a community volunteer for East Herts Police.

Go2Ex offer free initial mentoring and consultancy to local businesses.
Further, they are committed to donating a proportion of earned revenue to worthy local causes.
Go2Ex are based at Launchpad, Charringtons House, Bishop’s Stortford from 2-4pm every Tuesday and Thursday for free drop in sessions.

Contact us now to get your spot in

Launchpad

The business centre of Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire.

Find Us At

Charringtons House, Bishop’s Stortford, Herfordshire, CM23 2EN

Contact

01279 502 250
info@launchpadstortford.co.uk

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