Nick Handley ella Sussex Group 8 is Chaired by Nick Handley and meets at the Bridge Community and Education Centre in Brighton on the last Thursday of each month.

Nick Handley is a marketing strategist and coach who has worked at senior levels in global organisations such as The Times, ITV, Leo Burnett, Kellogg’s, McDonalds, Procter & Gamble, and Readers Digest. Now Group Chairman Sussex for ella forums, he is also an active growth expert and has run Marketing Leadership for 12 years working with over 100 businesses of all sizes on marketing strategy.

Until recently Chairman of Sussex Chamber of Commerce Nick is now President. Nick won a scholarship to Sandhurst and attended Ashridge Management College and the Creative Leadership Centre in Colorado.

Previous speakers at this group have included ‘Relationships: Asset or Nightmare’ by Sarah Alexander and ‘The Colour Works’ by Ian Mc Knight. Members include Raystede and Cute Dog Consultancy.

Forthcoming meetings are as follows:

January 28th                  A Strategic Approach to Communicating to Your Stakeholders – 6 Key Steps with Tasks and Deliverables

Speaker: STEVE BARTON, Partner Barton Consulting, formerly Global Brand and Partner of Ogilvy One Worldwide (the World’s Leading Marketing Agency), President Word of Mouth Marketing Association.

February 25th                What Charities and Businesses Can Learn from Each Other – How to take your charity to the next level

Speaker: TOM LEVITT, Chair of Trustees – Concern Worldwide, MP 1997-2010, Chair of the Parliamentary Group on the Voluntary and Community Sector.  Author of Partners for Good.

 March 31st                   Get Your People to Own It – Bring to life the ideas within you – to inspire your team

Speaker: MARK FRITZ, 25 years with Kodak.  Teaches leadership at the IE Business School in Madrid.

To find out more or to register to come along to one of the above meetings as a guest of ella please contact Nick on nick@ella-forums.org.