Carole Slaughter, Chair
Carole Slaughter is the Head of Fundraising at The Big C and is currently helping this Norfolk cancer charity raise £500,000 to create a new support and information centre in Norwich – the Nearer to Home Appeal. Carole is also a committee member of L.I.L.A.C (Ladies in League against Cancer) and chair of Hethersett Social Bowls Club.
Margaret Gotts, Secretary and Lunch Co-ordinator
Margaret is Office Manager for Hansells Solicitors and Financial Advisers. Her role involves her in all aspects of the management and development of the practice. In her spare time she enjoys cinema, theatre, walking and gardening.
Diane Smith, Venue and Raffle Co-ordinator
Diane joined the committee in the summer of 2014, an enthusiastic and experienced marketing executive Diane particularly enjoys her current role as an ambassador for Imagine Spa, Blofield Heath as this allows her to meet new people and generate new initiatives, whilst promoting this luxury day retreat Spa.
Deborah Cubbin, Social Media Co-ordinator
Deborah is a sales professional with 30 years’ experience of working in the hospitality industry. Since 2010, Deborah has been a self-employed Consultant working within a variety of local businesses and charities, which have required help in either redefining their sales strategy or market positioning. She is passionate about her adopted home city and encouraging local business partnerships. She enjoys spending time with her family, dog walking in North Norfolk and scuba diving.
Lottie Fletcher, Committee Member
Lottie is an associate solicitor in the corporate and banking team at Birketts LLP. Lottie has a particular interest in family- owned businesses and has regularly acted for businesses in this sector in relation to corporate governance, shareholder disputes and share acquisitions and disposals. In her spare time she enjoys going to the theatre, eating out and horse riding.
Hazel Bowen, Treasurer and Membership Co-ordinator
Hazel is a Chartered Financial Planner at Smith and Pinching where she provides holistic independent financial advice tailored to clients’ individual needs. In addition to NBWN, Hazel is a committee member of her local Woman’s Institute group and Vice Chairman of the Norfolk Regional Personal Finance Society. Hazel enjoys performing arts and in her spare time she sings in a church choir and dances with a local troupe.
Aimee Hogg, Website Co-ordinator
Aimee is an Investment Manager at the Norwich branch of Charles Stanley, an Investment and Wealth Management firm. She joined having graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2013 and has recently passed the Chartered Wealth Manager qualification.
Laura Clay-Harris, Speaker Co-ordinator
Laura is an Associate Solicitor in the family team at Howes Percival Solicitors. Laura advises a range of clients in all family matters to include divorce, child arrangement issues and financial matters arising from separation. Laura grew up in the Norwich area and is happy to now be working in the centre of the city. In her spare time, Laura loves to travel, cook and is a volunteer with the Norwich Soup Movement.
Jenny Woods, Committee Ambassador
Jenny Woods is our travel guru and runs her own small travel company from her home on the Norfolk/Suffolk borders. She is passionate about travel, her home city of Norwich and about supporting NBWN. She recently joined us as Committee Ambassador and is responsible for looking after guests and new members at our lunches. When she is not travelling she enjoys spending time with her family, walking on the North Norfolk & Suffolk Coast, pottering around in her garden, yoga and pilates.