Rebecca is a social entrepreneur with 20 years experience in operational and project management, business inception and training. She is a creative and driving force behind several organisations. She is MD of ECM Workbank working with children and families, Director of Brogdale CIC working with disabled young people to gain work opportunities, and a Director of Ether Social CIC providing creative IT & media. She has worked nationally and internationally advising and training on Emotional Intelligence and Mentoring, this also involved mentoring senior Public Sector figures, an MP, writing the Abu Dhabi school curriculum on emotional intelligence. Rebecca has worked across public, private, voluntary and SE sectors; challenges have varied from setting up a café, horse riding for the disabled, a gardening business, training head teachers in EL, researching best practice in drugs and alcohol outreach work and designing creative media.