Hazel Bowen, Chair
Hazel is a Chartered Financial Planner at Coutts, working within the Private Bank’s specialist team to provide financial planning for Coutts’ high net worth clients. As well as being Chair of NBWN, Hazel is a committee member and Education Outreach Ambassador for the Norfolk Personal Finance Society and oversees and delivers pro-bono financial education in local schools. Away from work, Hazel has many creative interests including music, dancing, singing and cookery.
Andi Blackmore, Lunch Co-ordinator
Andi and her husband run their own business, Inspire Interactive Ltd, developing and delivering learning solutions. Andi has worked in the software industry since 1994, and she currently contracts as a Programme Manager for e-LfH Health Education England. Originally from Somerset, Andi settled in Norwich after living in London, Manchester and Yorkshire. She enjoys adventures and holidays with her husband and two teenage children, as well as yoga, music, theatre and reading.
Laura Clay-Harris, Speaker Co-ordinator
Laura is a Solicitor at FM Family Law. 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.
Diane Smith, Venue Co-ordinator
Diane is an enthusiastic and experienced marketing executive and 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. In her spare time, Diane likes to travel, enjoys walking in North Norfolk, finding new places to eat and going to the Theatre.
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.
Lauren Toynton, Treasurer
Lauren is an Associate Solicitor in the Norwich Commercial Property Department at Isadore Goldman. Lauren advises on a range of areas including freehold/leasehold sales and acquisitions, commercial leases, option agreements and overage. Lauren also provides property support to her commercial/corporate and insolvency colleagues. In her spare time, Lauren likes to make the most of living in Norwich (in particular, exploring the food scene!).