Local entrepreneur joins SEMLEP Board

21 October 2020

Entrepreneur and STEM Ambassador, Shalom Lloyd is appointed to the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) Board.

With 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, and as a business owner herself, Shalom is perfectly placed to bring her diverse expertise and perspective to the SEMLEP Board during a time of unprecedented economic challenges.

In her role on the Board, Shalom will put the needs of our businesses, residents and environment first as SEMLEP seeks to support economic recovery and promotes sustainable growth for the area.

Shalom says, “There has never been a better time to be part of an organisation that supports upskilling, is focused on business development, funding growth and economic boost as well as fostering innovation.

“My focus on self, family, our community and environment speak to my passion for contributing to the achievement of excellence through empowerment, diversity, organisational development, transformation, driving change and making a difference.”

Shalom is the Founder and Managing Director of a successful local business, Naturally Tribal Skincare Ltd which creates innovative natural skincare products and is Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Emerging Markets Quality Trials, eQMT. Shalom’s business owner experiences gives her a real interest in the business environment and support available to businesses.

Peter Horrocks CBE, SEMLEP’s Chair added, “Shalom’s wide experience – in large corporates and in running her own small businesses, alongside her track record in promoting exports from our area, should make her a formidable SEMLEP director. The board all welcome her.”

Mary Clarke, SEMLEP’s Deputy Chair and Chair of SEMLEP’s recruitment panel says, “I am pleased to be welcoming Shalom to the Board. In these unprecedented times innovation is more important now than ever before and I know that her experience will complement that of the Board as we embark on a time of change for our area.” 

The SEMLEP Board includes representatives from the private and public sector. Each member ensures that local voices are heard at a local, regional and national level on economic issues and that important sector matters are elevated and progressed.

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