Best Mentor 2015/16

This award recognises those who have gone out of their way, providing their own time or resources to advise and support a young company or individual to achieve success in the South West in the digital and tech sector.

Winner: Jill Burnett

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jill-burnett-sparkies-best-mentorThe judges said: “Jill’s role helping to grow businesses at the Bristol Robotics Lab has seen it feature on major news and media platforms. Jill is renowned for her drive and helping local startups ‘think big'”

“Jill is a truly impressive lady working at the forefront of a world-class organisation and supporting a very broad range of initiatives and companies.”

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Judged by:

Kirsty Ranger
Founder
IdeaSquares
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Curator
TedXYouth

 

Gavin Eddy
Managing Director
Forward Space

 

Chris Dyson
Corporate Partner
Ashfords