Chief Executive, Northern Lights PR
Victoria Tomlinson is founder and owner of Northern Lights PR which operates in Yorkshire and the United Arab Emirates. A former director of Ernst & Young in London, her early career was in aerospace, manufacturing and international sales of banknotes with what is now De la Rue.
Victoria is a BBC expert woman on social media, business and education, appears on TV and radio and is an international speaker on leadership, communications and personal branding, especially to support women to board positions.
She is author of a number of ebooks on social media, including the Amazon bestseller, How to Write a Top-Ranked Business Blog.
Victoria also sits on the board of Northern Ballet and Bradford University School of Management – the North’s top business school. She was recognised by the CBI as a finalist in their business adviser of the year and represents the CBI on government and education consultation panels.
Passionate about helping young people develop their careers, Victoria gives careers advice and mentors a number of people, particularly students, women starting their own business and in leadership positions and ex-offenders. Northern Lights created an award-winning internship for BAME graduates, in partnership with Bradford University School of Management, to encourage more diversity in communications.