We’re proud of our team: read the biographies below to learn about our staff, their experience and what they bring to Onto the Page.
Emma JaquesManaging DirectorOur Managing Director, Emma, has worked in client-facing environments for over 25 years and has a wealth of experience in leading, managing and writing hundreds of successful bids to the public sector, the private sector and to funding organisations. She has been a member of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) since 2006, through which she holds Practitioner accreditation; a global standard. As well as working with corporate clients, Emma loves working with small and medium-sized businesses, giving them the confidence and skills to create winning bids and achieve their potential. With experience of opportunities ranging in size from a few thousand pounds to the hundreds of millions, her all-time win rate at Onto the Page is over 80%. Emma also has an enormous amount experience in coaching and mentoring in bid skills and knowledge management, through the delivery of masterclasses, group training and interactive workshops. She is also a published author. Her first book, Bid Management is aimed at bid novices, whilst The Winning Bid is aimed at those with more experience in bids and tenders. Both books are published by Kogan Page.
Joanna TillottBusiness Operations ManagerOur Business Operations Manager, Joanna Tillott, is a member of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals, and is APMP accredited at Foundation Level. Joanna oversees the day-to-day business operations at Onto the Page and provides line management and guidance for the team. She also looks after our existing clients to ensure they are getting the full level of attention from us at all times whilst taking advantage of the full range of services and benefits that we can offer. She has a strong understanding of business goals and priorities and manages the delivery of bid processes. Joanna has a degree in PR, Marketing and Applied Communication, as well as a wealth of business experience to draw upon. She joined us in early 2014.
Sarah HeyesBid ManagerOur Bid Manager, Sarah Heyes, provides a full range of bid support to our clients; this includes identifying and researching bid opportunities, authoring, bid process management, reviewing submissions and feedback. With a background in business development and bid writing, Sarah has an excellent working knowledge of the bid management process. Award writing also falls under her remit, showcasing our clients’ win themes and USPs. Supporting the company towards ISO9001 accreditation, Sarah is helping us to continuously improve our customer service.
Kate GregoryKnowledge and Content ManagerOur Knowledge and Content Manager, Kate Gregory, has a background in journalism and a wealth of experience in gathering information and transforming it into compelling, easy to read copy. Her key role is to work closely with our clients to write bids and award applications, as well as creating copy for a wide range of marketing materials including websites, blogs, brochures and adverts. A qualified proofreader, Kate has also worked extensively in information management and is tasked with supporting clients in the use of our knowledge management software, Knowledge Central.
Nahid MollikBusiness Support ExecutiveOur Business Support Executive, Nahid, looks after our search service, identifying suitable tendering opportunities from the public sector registers. He's also responsible for our website and social media for both Onto the Page and key clients, as well as supporting the bid team on live opportunities. He is studying for a BSc in Business Management at the University of Leeds.
Emma Jaques, our Managing Director, has written two books on bidding best practice for international publishers, Kogan Page.