*Supporting inclusive digital economies

Aurora, led by Alison Partridge, helps organisations to develop and deliver policies, partnerships and projects which enable inclusive digital economies. 

I can help you to deliver significant impact through my powerful local and international networks and access to competitive intelligence.

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Policy with practice

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Strategy with robust delivery plans and resrouces

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Organisational priorities with funding opportunities

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Local with international

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People with people

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Diverse communities with opportunities

Services

Working with multiple organisations across multiple borders, I focus on inclusive economic development, entrepreneurship and innovation.

I can help you to deliver significant impact through my powerful local and international networks and access to competitive intelligence.

 

Project and partnership development

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Training and capacity building

Applications for public and private sector funding

Meeting facilitation

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Research and consultancy

Project management support

Clients

I work for a wide range of clients across the EU and UK from local authorities, charities and enterprise agencies and beyond! Two long term clients are featured below.

Capital Enterprise

Since 2016 I have had various roles with and am now Head of Partnerships for Capital Enterprise.

  • I founded and led OneTech with the vision of a just and equitable tech startup ecosystem where everyone has equal access and voice
  • I lead on consultancy and research e.g. The Affordability Crisis series which highlight the growing issue of workspace affordability
  • I work with members to influence policy and practice which affect London’s entrepreneurs
  • I support project and partnership development which contributes to making the UK the best place to start and grow a business
  • I am an active member of the Mayor of London’s Workspace Providers Board

URBACT

Since 2009 I have been a registered Lead Expert for the European Cities Programme URBACT. In this role I:

About

 

 

I am a skilled, diligent, adaptable and motivated professional with long experience in inclusive enterprise, entrepreneurship and economic development in London and other European cities. I co-create and implement integrated policies and programmes in response to complex ever-changing contexts. I have a strong strategic vision and a talent in successfully developing and delivering multi-faceted and multi-sector projects and partnerships which make a difference. This is combined with excellent organisational skills, an ability to excel when working under pressure – I have never missed a deadline. I am politically sensitive and experienced in high level roles both in the UK and at EU level.

 

I am:

 

  • an advocate of diversity, equity and inclusion and entrepreneurship (having run my own company for over 20 years)
  • the proud mother of two beautiful, ambitious and intelligent young women
  • a volunteer business mentor for the Princes Trust (since 2010)
  • a yoga teacher and dedicated yogi
  • an expert multi tasker!

I work with a rich network of companies and associates from across the EU.

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