HBM Mentors

Our Mentors



Chris Greenhill

Chris’ profile can be found elsewhere on the Greenhill Consulting website



Ian Hudson

After attending secondary school at Netteswell Comprehensive in Harlow, and then going on to gain a BSc in Mathematics and a MSc in Operational Research at Hull University, Ian Hudson spent 25 years in IT sales and consultancy with a number of major organisations before starting Copyzone Archiving Ltd (CZA) in 1999.

Ian founded IanHudson.org in 2010 to concentrate on helping businesses to use social media more effectively

He is General Manager of Harlow & District Chamber of Commerce and is an active member of many business networking groups in West Essex and East Herts.

Since its inception in 2010, Ian has been a driving force behind the annual Harlow Business Exhibition.

While still working in his own business, Ian is looking to use his skills and business experience to help SMEs in the Harlow district to flourish and prosper.

LinkedIn irhudson

Twitter @irhudson

Facebook irhudson



Charles Payne

Following an early career working within the City of London, Charles worked in a number of companies and various industries from Property; civil engineering, mining, construction and manufacturing. This embraced working in companies of all sizes from small through to major public companies. A significant part of his experience being gained as a senior executive in the European holding company for an international mining organisation. In 2011,he formed his own business strategy company, Business Aspirations.

Charles has experience in many aspects of business including interim management assignments and non-executive directorships. He has worked with all sectors of business including high growth and innovation, bringing new products to the market. His speciality is instilling improvement and growth strategies in companies, from pre-start to exit and succession.

Charles is a Team Coach at Accelerate Cambridge at Cambridge University, Judge Business School and provides mentoring on the Bootcamp and to finalists at Pitch @ Palace, an initiative of HRH Duke of York.

He is also a Chartered Company Secretary (ACIS); Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI); an accredited Management & Growth Coach & Mentor; a SFEDI Accredited Business Adviser and a Life Science Business Adviser.

LinkedIn charles-payne/14/8a8/874

Twitter @Aspirations4Biz