Meet the Team

Leigh-Sara Timberlake

Group CEO

Joined Business South in 2008

Best bit about my job: Very excited about the Central South UK Global Gateway agenda, after many years we have a chance to push aside personal agendas and really promote all that is great about the Central South collaboratively.

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Everyone stands to benefit from us having a joined up message for central gov, the rest of the UK and indeed the world.

What you don’t know: I have twin daughters and we are a horse mad family competing most weekends all over the South of England.

Hazel Warwick


Joined Business South in 2017.

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Business South is THE organisation led by businesses to bring all of these together, to discuss, debate and identity solutions.

What you don’t know: I love cycle touring! After cycling 50 miles down the volcano in the morning, we quickly changed and got married at the last sunset of the Millennium!

Andy Swift

Champion Director – Surrey

Joined Business South in 2016.

Best bit about my job: Creating and maintaining connections between major corporates, large SMEs, Higher and Further Education and Government that supports economic growth.


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Best Business South event: Our Director’s Dinners are fantastic opportunities for our Champions to meet future customers and collaborators.

What you don’t know: I love the theatre, walking my two dogs and supporting Reading FC.

Kevin Muldoon

Kevin Muldoon

Enterprise Manager

Joined Business South in 2021.

Best bit about my job: When looking after the Solent Business Centre and Fareham Enterprise Centre I get to work with such a variety of different businesses and people.


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What you don’t know: I am an avid vinyl collector and part time DJ.

Natalie Hunt

Business Support Executive

Joined Business South in June 2015.

Best bit about my job: My favourite agenda is Workforce South, as within the HR header we are able to tackle so many different topics that can resonate to all levels of employees in the workplace.

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What you don’t know: I have an A-Level in Photography and before Business South I spent 10 years in the hospitality industry, and within that time, 8 years as a Deputy Manager of a Hotel.

Shirley Wynne Jones

Shirley Wynne Jones

Event Director

Joined Business South in 2010.

Best bit about my job: Delivering such brilliant events with great speakers, sponsors and brilliant delegate engagement. Each and every event is delivered with team work. Every team member at Business South has a role to play and working together to make events a success is very rewarding.

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What you don’t know: I grew up overseas in Germany with my family and moved to the UK in 1989. I am a Southampton Football Club supporter and enjoy getting to the matches at St Marys.  My favourite music is R&B.

Shirley Wynne Jones

Nathan Bailey

Marketing Manager

Joined Business South in 2021.

Best bit about my job: Promoting all of the exciting projects and events that Business South is leading on – as well as getting to work with so many amazing businesses across the Central South.

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What you don’t know: Enjoy running, especially along the fantastic coastline we’re lucky to have on our doorstep in this region. I am also a huge football fan – Southampton Football Club season ticket holder.

Business South

Solent Business Centre
343 Millbrook Road West
SO15 0HW

Telephone / email

Tel: 02380 518223
Tel: 0844 332 0131