Our Team


The Challenges Group  have 20 UK core staff, and a further 7 overseas. Much of the delivery is done by associate consultants, volunteer business mentors, or through training client staff.

Made up of industry experts, our central Senior Management Team supports the functionality of the Challenges Group.


Core Team:

CEO, Eoghan Mackie

Director of Impact, Madeleine White

Operations Manager UK, Dory McIntosh

Operations Manager Overseas, Nadina Prosser

Partnerships Manager, Neil Fleming

Finance Manager, Caroline Wylie


Specialist support:

Louise Flynn, Challenges Consulting and Training Specialist

Kieran Archer, Challenges Capital Investment Specialist

Sue Lawton MBE, Corporate Membership and WEE Specialist

Andrew Muirhead, Venture Philanthropy Specialist

Professor Jenny Hamilton, Education and Research Specialist