Scaling Up: Exit Right

12th May 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Join us to find out the right processes to put into place to help your team grow with you and your business.

Scaling up your businesses for growth requires managing the change and putting the right processes and people in place. It’s all about capacity and capability. Does your business have the capacity to grow? Do you have the right infrastructure and team to accommodate growth? What about cash flow? Independent scale-up consultant Babita Devi and change management specialist Deborah McCormack will talk you through putting in the right processes and helping the team to grow with you. Jane Fryatt from Face2Face HR and Tracy Smart, The Smart Team will follow up with advice on your people and the impact of a rapid growth business and ensuring your financial modelling is where it needs to be.


Babita Devi, Coach & entrepreneur

Babita Devi is a coach and entrepreneur with nearly 30 years’ experience in marketing, strategy and business development. Babita has worked in a diverse range of industries, including IT, life sciences, higher education, consumer goods and optics. She has lectured on entrepreneurial marketing at Anglia Ruskin University and Lincoln University Business School. Babita is an advisor to several organisations in technology, medtech and games and a Portfolio Advisory Board Member for Sure Valley Ventures. As an independent consultant, Babita supports personal and business growth, to scale up high potential, innovative start-ups and SMEs through the Accelerate Programme at the Judge Business School, part of Cambridge University. She is Innovation Director for Oxford Innovation’s centre in Cambridgeshire and more widely across the UK as a Mentor for Barclays Eagle Labs.

Jane Fryatt, HR consultant

Jane is a highly competent and knowledgeable HR Consultant with over 18 years’ experience in HR and people management gained across a range of industries including media and publishing, science, technology and engineering. A Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development, Jane has worked extensively with senior executives and operational managers, managing complex disciplinary and grievance situations, dealing effectively with issues such as poor performance, sickness absence and time keeping, improving employee engagement and reducing HR admin through technology. Jane loves to bring practical, down to earth HR support to small business owners to take the stress away when they have an HR issue and help them to get the best from their people.

Deborah McCormack, Director, Change Reaction

Deborah runs a Change Management Consultancy called Change Reaction. She has worked around the world, across all sectors, in the field of Business Psychology and Change Management for the past 26 years. With a collaborative ‘abundance’ mindset her key strength is working with organisations to help them espouse their purpose, values and strategy for the future. Deborah ensures leaders are ignited, organisations are enlivened, cultures invigorated and importantly that any change is integrated, thoughtful and effective. She is currently consulting to GlaxoSmithKline as a Global Change Leader focussing on how to manage Third Party Risks worldwide with new systems, processes and behaviours to support the enterprise.

Tracy Smart, Founder & CEO, The Smart Team

Tracey is a Finance Director who is passionate about making a difference and delivering results for small and scale-up businesses. She founded The Smart Team to offer businesses bespoke portfolio FD and NED services to build the best flexible finance team with the right skillset for individual businesses.


May 12, @17:30 – 18:30pm

Live and online

Venue – Wood Centre for Innovation & Online

Organiser – The Oxford Trust, Barclays Eagle Labs & Oxford Innovation. Sponsored by Freeths


12th May 2022
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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