Colette is responsible for Clients and Operations at Openside and brings a wealth of experience in marketing, business development of products and services and client relations.
In a varied career, Colette spent several years in the retail industry with Waterford Wedgwood, progressing to a management role. From there, she moved to a business development role in a niche consulting firm specializing in strategic change and organizational development.
After two years, Colette then became a partner in a marketing services company and subsequently spent over fourteen years working within the construction products industry at two specialist software houses in the UK and Canada – increasing the latter’s UK profile and establishing a solid customer platform, focusing on vertical markets and niche strategic opportunities.
Recruited to join a professional services advisory firm in 2010 as Marketing Manager, Colette focused on industry research, client satisfaction and business development – engaging with senior executives in consulting and professional services, many of whom became key clients.
Colette is married with three children and enjoys singing in a band, running, learning languages, good food and spending time with loved ones