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Who we are

everywoman has an infectious energy that we pass on to all who come into contact with us. They in turn are inspired and motivated to energise others.

Whether it’s delivering innovative products or providing resources to enhance the potential and talent of women in business, or uncovering success stories to positively influence others across a diverse range of sectors, everywoman elevates and energises.

Rosaleen Blair CBE, Chair

Rosaleen is a passionate entrepreneur and philanthropist. She founded Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS) in 1996, which transformed the way that blue-chip multinationals attract, engage and retain top talent. She built it into a global business and, on its sale to OMERS for £820 million in 2019, became Chair. Rosaleen is a serial entrepreneur, investing in and advising numerous companies, including as Chair of Everywoman. 

She supports the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award and will chair its global judging panel in 2021. She also supports a number of not-for-profit initiatives, notably as Chair of the London Irish Centre and as a donor to several charities. She has won numerous enterprise and industry awards, and was appointed CBE in 2017.

Rosaleen Blair CBE, Chair

Karen Gill MBE & Maxine Benson MBE, everywoman co-founders

Karen and Max are the co-founders of everywoman. Founded over 20 years ago, everywoman provides a range of products and services that support the advancement of women in business. They include an acclaimed online personal development tool accessed by thousands globally; a series of conferences and leadership programmes across a variety of sectors; high-profile sector-specific Awards that elevate female role models and the organisations they work for, research and initiatives in collaboration with partners such as the UK Government Equalities Office providing insight and guidance. Both Karen and Max were awarded MBEs in 2009 in recognition of their services to women’s enterprise and in 2017 the Government’s Women’s Business Council recognised their outstanding commitment to the advancement of women in business.

Karen Gill MBE & Maxine Benson MBE, everywoman co-founders

Ruth Blamey, Chief Finance Officer

As Director of Finance & Operations for everywoman, Ruth is responsible for all finance, IT, human resources, legal and facilities management. 

With over 35 years of experience working with both large corporates and with SME’s, Ruth brings international and UK experience from the events and hospitality industries. 

Previous positions include Group Finance Director for Media Tree Ltd, Financial Controller at The Savoy Hotel London, and Director of Corporate Accounting Worldwide for InterContinental Hotels.

Ruth Blamey, Chief Finance Officer

Meet the team

Natalie Bardega
Natalie Bardega

Social Media Executive

Seema Bennett
Seema Bennett

Global 
Commercial Director

Sitanshi Bhalla
Sitanshi Bhalla

Sales Executive

 

Michele Bloomfield
Michele Bloomfield

Senior Sales Manager

Lucie Bone
Lucinda Bone

Senior Event and Partner Programme Manager

Sian Burr
Sian Burr

Partnership Manager

 

Joanna Cardow
Joanna Cardow

Marketing Director

Eileen Evans
Eileen Evans

Head of Partnerships

Kate Farrow
Kate Farrow

Director of Training

 

Nicole Goodwin
Nicole Goodwin

MD, Events and Digital Communities

Richard Goodwin
Richard Goodwin

Interim CTO

Sadiqa Ho
Sadiqa Ho

Marketing Executive

 

Joel Johnstone
Joel Johnstone

Webmaster

Aravind Kokkranikal
Aravind Kokkranikal

CRM Analyst

Shaista Khan
Shaista Khan

Sales Director, India

 

Goda Kukucione
Goda Kukucione

Sales Executive

Rebecca Lewis
Rebecca Lewis

Content Director

Jen Martin
Jen Martin

Design Executive

 

Carla Medler
Carla Medler

Events Manager

Aga Rajwani
Aga Rajwani

Operations Manager

Francesca Stainer
Francesca Stainer

PR Manager

 

Katie Trice
Katie Trice

Head of Event Operations

Sophie Wannop
Sophie Wannop

Content and Training Manager