Val Dickinson CEO and Founder Defero Consultancy Ltd
Val is the owner of Defero Consultancy with over 20 years of Marketing and PR experience working with and supporting local and regional SMEs, Corporates and Charities. Val is passionate about Marketing and PR and has extensive experience of the Education sector, B2B & B2C markets.
In December 2013 Val embraced a new challenge and became the Business Partner of Savvy Guest – a unique digital platform that helps facilitate pre-career meet up between company employees and the general public.
Achievements between Defero and Savvy Guest have been plentiful and they have been finalists in variety of award categories.
The Pride of Tameside Business Awards for Creative, Digital and Technological Sector.
The Talk of Manchester Innovation and Newcomer categories.
Nominee in the Northern Power Women Awards – one to watch category
most recently selected as one of the Small Business Saturday UK 100
and the outright winner in the Entrepreneur Vision Awards for the Internet Industry UK.
Val is also a Mentor and Innovation Coach for SMEs and Start Ups.
Prior to setting up her businesses Val worked in the Education sector leading on a variety of Marketing, Digital Marketing and Communication roles.