Naomi joined rradar in January 2020 as rradar’s Head of Growth Programmes and is responsible for developing and managing rradar’s strategic relationships with key business partners to build innovative educational programmes that support rradar’s aggressive growth strategy and service delivery for its clients. With over 20 years of experience, Naomi is a highly accomplished partnerships and engagement leader with established relationships across the UK and globally. She has worked extensively with start-ups and growth businesses, particularly in tech, digital and creative sectors, and has mentored over 250 businesses throughout her career.
An immediate focus for Naomi is to oversee the management and performance of the ELITE rradar lounge. Named by Computer Weekly as one of the top 25 Most Influential Women in UK IT 2019, Naomi has been inspiring businesses to strive for growth through innovation and disruption for over 10 years.
She is a published author, speaker and panellist, a graduate of the Meridian programme by Common Purpose and the Socrates programme by the Aspen Institute. In 2016, she co-founded Tech North Advocates which is part of Global Tech Advocates. In 2015, Naomi was part of the original Maserati 100 which was a definitive list of Britain’s most successful business leaders actively supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs. Naomi is also Chair of the University of Salford Business School Industry Advisory Board, sits on GMCA’s Innovation Board and is Chair of Digital Culture organisation Future Everything.