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Margaret Dabbs

Founder and Managing Director of Margaret Dabbs London

 

 

Margaret Dabbs London is the brand leader for treatments and products for hands, feet and legs. The business specialises in providing medically credible yet beautifying luxury products and treatments for its customers. Margaret is a qualified foot specialist and pioneered the now world renowned Medical Pedicurewhich has become the core treatment in the Margaret Dabbs London offering.

Margaret Dabbs London now consists of 9 branded Clinics in the UK, and two in the middle East. Additionally, Margaret’s expert manicure and pedicure treatment protocols showcasing her expert and unique product range are now performed at luxury hotels and spas around the world, and her retail products are sold at some of the most premium and respected retailers globally.

Her visionary, innovative and still unique fusion of beauty and health for the hands and feet transformed the market and led the way in a new and lucrative sector of the beauty industry.  The Margaret Dabbs London range of products are embraced by the medical, beauty and fashion industry alike.

Margaret was shortlisted for Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2018 UK Private Business Awards sponsored by PWC.  

 

 

 

Susan Love 

Policy Manager of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland

 

 

Susan Love is the Policy Manager of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland, the country’s largest direct-member business organisation, representing thousands of small firms across Scotland. FSB aims to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions by offering its members a wide range of vital business services, including advice, support and a powerful voice in government. 

Susan has responsibility for the broad range of policy areas affecting small businesses, from procurement to regulation, and represents the FSB on a number of national groups. Susan also sits on the board of the Economic Development Association of Scotland. 

Before taking up her post with FSB, Susan worked for the former Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, Sir George Reid. She also served as an elected member of Stirling Council. These posts, combined with her FSB role, have given her a wide-ranging knowledge of government and public policy at both local and national level, as well as experience of both the public and private sectors. 

Susan lives with her husband and two young sons in Clackmannanshire. 

 

 

 

Morag Malloy

Women’s Enterprise Scotland Strategic Programmes Manager
(Scottish Enterprise secondment)

 

Morag is the current honorary president of Scottish Women in Business and a former President. 

An experienced business owner, and former SWIB Award winner, Morag has over 20 years background in the management and delivery of complex strategic projects as well as digital marketing, branding and communications.   

She was one of the first Women’s Enterprise Ambassadors and has been a passionate advocate on gender and business issues for women, including speaking at events, conferences and TV/radio broadcasts on the subject of business support and the experiences of women in business. 

Morag is currently seconded from Scottish Enterprise to Women’s Enterprise Scotland as strategic programmes manager, specifically collaborating with the Scottish Government and the business services ecosystem, partners and stakeholders on progressing actions to emerge from the Women’s Enterprise Framework and Action Plan.

Morag has been named one of the Saltire Society’s Outstanding Women of Scotland and an ASB Woman of Inspiration and has also been awarded an international 'Stevie' for Women in Business. She has been on the judging panel of a number of industry and women’s awards, including the International Business Awards.

 

 

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