Founder & CEO
A former director of EY, Victoria Tomlinson is CEO of Next-Up and Northern Lights, which she founded in 1990. International speaker, BBC expert woman and Honorary Teaching Fellow at Lancaster University, she has held a number of non-executive and trustee roles.
Head of Client Success
Sue works at the forefront of Next-Up and ensures client success by helping members with their online profiles and practical support with technology! In addition Sue closely monitors digital trends and opportunities and provides general office assistance and event organisation.
Head of Operations
Sandy is responsible for the smooth running of the business including managing the office, providing project support and preparing accounts and budgets. In addition to being the first point of contact for many, her role at Next-Up is also helping with the organisation of events, booking processes and general member liaison and support.
After a successful career in IT sales, Jackie retired and realised it wasn’t the dream she had hoped!
She now heads up sales for Next-Up to help corporates design and deliver workshops for employees,
directors and partners who are ‘retiring’ but want to continue using their skills. She is a speaker on
achieving work/life balance in unretirement.