Donna Edwards, Made Smarter North West

Donna Edwards

Donna Edwards is the Managing Director for Business Support & Business Finance at The Growth Company in Manchester, her organisation is charged with delivering the Made Smarter pilot – the government’s Industrial Strategy, to improve the competitiveness and productivity of North West manufacturers.

She is committed to driving the adoption of industrial digital technology by facilitating access to skills, funding and expertise through the pilot.

Donna has over 20 years’ experience of working in business support, workforce development, international trade, access to finance and innovation services across the North West, delivering services to meet the strategic priorities of those areas, and ultimately drive economic growth.