Our Team

Meet your business advisors who are here to help drive your business forward towards your next success.

Judy Sidebottom

Key Account Manager

Ben Hawley

Enterprising Barnsley Group Leader

Matt Snowden

Communications & Marketing Manager

Makauley Baron

Projects Officer

Julie Hine

DMC Experience Officer

James Lennon

Business Support Advisor

Paul Tinsley

Business Manager (Launchpad)

Paul Johnson

Key Account Manager

Claire Hinchliff

Project Officer (Launchpad)

John Mellor

Key Account Manager

Kiran Antcliffe

Business Advisor (Launchpad)

Matthew Smith

Key Account Manager

Shaun Higginbottom

Business Investment Manager

Luan Durant

DMC Experience Officer

Rachel Fletcher

Business Growth Adviser

Sam Rattican

Project Officer

Nicole Harte

Start-up Advisor (Launchpad)

Emily Gillott

DMC Technician


We listen to your business needs and provide the right support for you — we’re not a one-size-fits-all provider.
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We're Agile

Your business needs are unique and so is our support. We provide the help and guidance that you need — when you need it — to ensure we get your business to where it wants to be.


We aim for success

Our reputation is built from stories of success and collaboration for business across the borough. We’ll always continue to make this our primary goal for your business in Barnsley.

By Your Side

We're by your side

Our support is made available throughout the whole journey of your business; making it easy to access support for the here and now, the future and beyond. We’re always here for your business.

We Listen

We Listen

Tailor-made support only happens if we hear everything that you have to say. We care about your challenges and goals, equally. To create success, we first have to understand your hurdles.