Mylo Kaye

Chief Executive Officer

“Those who say they can’t, can’t. Those who say they can, can.”

Mylo Kaye is the Chief Executive Officer of Pledge, a charity which believes that no person should live in poverty.

He is also a trustee of The Booth Centre; a charity set up 22-years ago to help homeless people in Greater Manchester rebuild their lives.

Mylo is an investment advisor for Fair by Design; a £20 million fund and partnership between Big Society Capital, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Finance Birmingham and Ascension Ventures that aims to help those living in poverty in the UK.

He has been awarded; The Manchester Metropolitan University Business School’s ‘Inspiring Leader’ Award, the Talk of Manchester’s ‘Entrepreneur Award’ the Manchester City Council’s, Bee Proud, ‘Business in the Community’ award.

Originally from Wirral in Merseyside, Mylo studied at the Manchester Metropolitan University while starting his first entrepreneurial venture. Since leaving University without graduating, he’s been running different tech-based companies for the past decade and has also advises and invests in multiple tech start-ups.

Heather Waters

Heather has over 20 years B2B experience and is now developing a Business Support strategy for NatWest Business Banking which will demonstrate how they understand and supports customers on their entrepreneurial journey. Her role will see Heather working with the business support and funding organisations across the U.K. Heather is passionate about supporting Young Enterprise and active in Women in Business.

Mandy Parkinson

Mandy has many years of commercial, marketing and business development experience across all elements of the education sector. Tenacious in building new business, securing customer loyalty and forging strong relationships with external business partners. She is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Marketers’ and the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Caroline Hunt

Caroline has over 35 years experience in the textiles industry. After moving to Manchester over 40 years ago, she has seen the city develop into a multi-cultural, vibrant and energetic place. A long-standing, well-respected member of her community, Caroline regularly supports the homelessness initiatives throughout Greater Manchester and is a supporter of Mayor Andy Burham’s strategy to end rough sleeping by 2020.