Behind our friendliest smile, we find Katy Dungworth, Golden Marzipan’s Event Manager. A high-level project deliverer and a great people-person, she’s spent 10 years working within events, concerts and ticketing as well as programming iconic venue’s schedules in Manchester. Although, virtual events don’t come without their challenges, Katy excel at having a contagious enthusiasm and a hard-working attitude. When it comes to planning and delivering Golden Marzipan’s weekly virtual Breakfast Briefing, it’s her job to plan the logistics and make sure everything runs like clockwork. She’s also a facilitator and business support on the virtual workshops we run. She thoroughly enjoys running, karaoke singing and musical – specially Hamilton.
A change advocate, Oriana Gorrin is the Content Writer at Golden Marzipan. She helps out by supporting the group’s business development activity with engaging content that resonates with clients. This lifelong learner has been into teaching for almost half a decade before deciding to put to good use her storytelling skills. Open-minded and a perfectionist at heart, she has a firm commitment to offer high-quality copy that inspires. She thrives by having the chance to contribute in a relaxed, collaborative environment like the Golden Marzipan. In her free time, Oriana likes finding inspiration for her work by enjoying the beauties of local nature through strolling, chasing epic sunsets, or simply travelling abroad.
Optimistic and passionate about her work, Suzanne Shaw is the Learning and Development Consultant of the Golden Marzipan Group. She helps people to be their personal best whilst working collaborative with others. She has worked with a number of Housing Associations over the last 10 years introducing ‘Insights Discovery’ and cascading it through management tiers. A warm practitioner, she is inspired by the passion that the team have in making a difference A dependable facilitator and a gifted listener, Suzanne enjoys the great outdoors by running, walking, and playing tennis in her free time. To compensate this, she also enjoys eating her daughter’s amazing cakes!
Jason Kingston is the Process Re-Design and Automation guru at the Golden Marzipan. He is known for being an exceptional business change consultant who has specialised in PMO Lead, change management, innovative improvement solutions and lead, among others. For more than 15 years, he has led business analysis and business intelligence teams in three different organisations. Ethically driven and passionate for pressing for innovation, his mastery changes how clients think about what they do. Jason always gets both the big picture and the detail, with and uncanny ability to drive out process waste and drive up performance.
Rob is the Marketing Strategist at Golden Marzipan. His role is to cunningly advise the team on Marketing strategy, and also helping to build and develop the Golden Marzipan website. Passionate, thorough, personable, he’s worked in digital for around 13 years in a wide variety of roles. With a pretty varied career and background, he’s been hands on as web designer and developer, IT support, account and project management, sales, consultancy and leadership roles. The constant for him has been that he’s always been a good problem solver who shares a passion for all digital, technology or marketing. Whilst he enjoys sharing his own expertise to help clients and colleagues, it’s important to him to take every opportunity to learn from others, as well. For him, there’s always room to learn something new. That’s why he is a keen bedroom guitarist and occasionally moonlights as a voice over artist. A keen amateur photographer, he is a proud dad photographer of his twins. In his free time, he can also be found wandering the aisles of Wickes preparing for his next DIY project.
Elaine Atkin is our Transformation and Organisational Development specialist at Golden Marzipan. With a curated focus on execution, she is responsible for change management in Golden Marzipan’s business development. In her sturdy hand lies the challenge to transform the very nature of our business.