The Institute of Directors (IoD) has strengthened its North Yorkshire team with the appointment of two branch ambassadors.
Anny Lian and Nick Green will help to provide directors with greater connectivity, professional development opportunities and an influential lobbying voice.
Anny was an investment banker advising on capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. She was also chief financial officer of a high-growth tech company and has worked in Asia, the US and now Yorkshire. Anny encourages diversity in business by mentoring aspiring future female business leaders.
Nick is an entrepreneur with financial services business start-up and management experience. He is a director of Fatgreen, which protects SMEs and investors by insuring them from unforeseen events which could negatively impact business finances. Nick has advised SME’s, investors and corporate finance teams in the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and China.
Caroline Pullich, chair of IoD North Yorkshire, said: “Anny and Nick are highly skilled and experienced operators with a great deal of international experience. Their input will be hugely beneficial to our members in North Yorkshire as we work together to become better directors, achieve our potential and contribute to a diverse and sustainable business community.”