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Inside Silverstone podcast

Chris Broome

Welcome to the Inside Silverstone podcast. A business focused podcast covering all things tech, engineering, and innovation. Hosted by Chris Broome; a huge tech, motorsport and gaming fan; and also the owner of Longhurst, a firm of lifestyle financial planners and independent financial advisers located in Silverstone, Northamptonshire, UK. This is a series of unscripted and unpolished conversations with leading business owners, thought leaders, and high-tech talent, about their experiences within the Silverstone business and motor-sport region. Chris asks them to share their knowledge, insight, and their thoughts on the future, just for you. If you’re looking to learn more about the Silverstone high growth region, and commercially connect with like-minded peers, you’ve definitely come to the right place.

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#100 Chris Broome - Longhurst
23-12-2020
#100 Chris Broome - Longhurst
Welcome to a landmark moment in the history of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  It's our 100th episode your host, Chris Broome, is interviewed by a panel of 20 previous podcast guests. Listen as Chris talks through a wide range of topics; including his earliest memories of technology, how he overcomes challenges, optimism and its importance, how a David can become a Goliath, and his approach to supporting the local business community. Chris shares his thoughts on his proudest and lowest moments, the biggest mistake he's ever made, podcast and interview techniques, biggest money lesson for 2021, and his top 3 rewards/highlights since launching Longhurst. The show also includes questions on the future of technology, pizza toppings, crisps, rock music, and one where Chris shares the best piece of advice he's ever been given. Our 100th episode, and one to close off quite a remarkable 2020. We hope you enjoy!   Links: Longhurst Chris Broome - LinkedIn Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#100 Chris Broome - Longhurst
23-12-2020
#100 Chris Broome - Longhurst
Welcome to a landmark moment in the history of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  It's our 100th episode your host, Chris Broome, is interviewed by a panel of 20 previous podcast guests. Listen as Chris talks through a wide range of topics; including his earliest memories of technology, how he overcomes challenges, optimism and its importance, how a David can become a Goliath, and his approach to supporting the local business community. Chris shares his thoughts on his proudest and lowest moments, the biggest mistake he's ever made, podcast and interview techniques, biggest money lesson for 2021, and his top 3 rewards/highlights since launching Longhurst. The show also includes questions on the future of technology, pizza toppings, crisps, rock music, and one where Chris shares the best piece of advice he's ever been given. Our 100th episode, and one to close off quite a remarkable 2020. We hope you enjoy!   Links: Longhurst Chris Broome - LinkedIn Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#99 Henry Oxley aka Kaidoz - Fortnite & YouTube influencer
21-12-2020
#99 Henry Oxley aka Kaidoz - Fortnite & YouTube influencer
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #99 your host, Chris Broome interviews Henry Oxley aka Kaidoz - Fortnite & YouTube influencer. Listen as Henry explains his journey from a student who enjoyed playing computer games, to becoming a worldwide YouTube and Fortnite influencer with over 2 million subscribers, and content production in excess of 100 videos and 300 million views. Henry also talks us through his content production process; strategic partnerships; merchandise; his favourite video to date; his journey to space and back; and the future of Fortnite. This interview is a fantastic example of a young entrepreneur breaking into new markets and being brave enough to stand out from the crowd.   Links: Kaidoz - YouTube Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#98 Dr Cristiana Pace - Enovation Consulting
18-12-2020
#98 Dr Cristiana Pace - Enovation Consulting
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #98 your host, Chris Broome interviews Dr Cristiana Pace of Enovation Consulting. Listen as Cristiana walks us through her impressive motorsport career, which evolved from 'safety' to 'sustainability', and now includes being a member of the FIA Environment & Sustainability Commission; Honorary Research Fellow; STC Ambassador; Keynote Speaker; and founder of her own consultancy business. Cristiana then introduces us to Enovation Consulting, which creates and implements bespoke and robust sustainable strategies with a positive impact, complemented by meaningful activation and legacy projects. The show also includes a quite amazing story about how a late night dinner with FIA colleagues in Australia would lead to in-race safety systems and processes being designed, which would, 15 years later, save Romain Grosjean's life in Bahrain.   Links: Enovation Consulting Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#97 Sally Reynolds - The Silverstone Experience
17-12-2020
#97 Sally Reynolds - The Silverstone Experience
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #97 your host, Chris Broome interviews Sally Reynolds, CEO of The Silverstone Experience & Silverstone Heritage. Listen as Sally first introduces us to the mission she and the Silverstone Heritage (a registered charity) has undertaken to promote and encourage motorsport and engineering to the next generation, in part supported with a financial award from the Heritage Lottery Fund. We're then introduced to the 'Silverstone Experience', an interactive family destination located on the famous F1 circuit. From being part of the F1 grid, to tech labs, racing eras, WW2 and RAF, to concluding with you being virtually driven on the ultimate lap! The show concludes with a story of the Experiences grand opening, and insight into when Sally met Harry (and Lewis).   Links: The Silverstone Experience Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#96 Alan Wilson & Niki Tibble - MoreTrees
15-12-2020
#96 Alan Wilson & Niki Tibble - MoreTrees
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #96 your host, Chris Broome interviews Alan Wilson & Niki Tibble of MoreTrees. Listen as Aland and Niki introduce their newest venture, MoreTrees, a digital platform which through the act of planting a new tree provides a simple way for us to offset our carbon footprint. Alan and Niki explain how the platform works; global locations you would be supporting; evidence and proof of you doing good; platform functionality; and partnership opportunities. They also explain their respective backgrounds, from Niki's content writing and use of words; to Alan's tech background with the learning he took from his first successful venture, Expandly.   Links: Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#95 Gerson Garsed-Brand - Sabe Technology
11-12-2020
#95 Gerson Garsed-Brand - Sabe Technology
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #95 your host, Chris Broome interviews Gerson Garsed-Brand of Sabe Technology. Listen as Gerson introduces his consultancy business which specialises in fluid dynamics and product development through applied science; covering Formula One, high performance boats, yachts, and more recently wind turbines. Gerson also remises about his earliest memories growing up in Brazil; his love for Ayrton Senna; his career journey across the pond to the UK; and how he transitioned from the Caterham and Renault F1 teams to opening his own business.   Links: Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#94 Jenner Collins - Collins Limited
10-12-2020
#94 Jenner Collins - Collins Limited
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #94 your host, Chris Broome interviews Jenner Collins of Collins Limited. Listen as Jenner introduces us to the world of high performance vehicles, where their business supports performance vehicle engineering teams who are looking to improve on efficiency and speed through a scientific '1st Principles Approach'. Jenner also talks us through what it was like to open a business with his brother; their earliest memories of engineering and motorsport back in Australia; and why they took the recent decision to join the Silverstone Technology Cluster.   Links: Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#93 Damian Sodel - NN1 Personnel
08-12-2020
#93 Damian Sodel - NN1 Personnel
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #93 your host, Chris Broome interviews Damian Sodel of NN1 Personnel. Listen as Damian introduces to his award winning recruitment business which in recent years has grown exponentially, counting some of the largest logistics and transport firms in Northamptonshire as their clients. Damian then talks us through his earliest childhood memories of being entrepreneurial in his home country Poland, as well as how he approaches personal development in present day. The interview closes off with Damian asking for some help to raise some money for those delivering our goods over the festive period.   Links: Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#91 Sam Hudson - BAMD
01-12-2020
#91 Sam Hudson - BAMD
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #91 your host, Chris Broome interviews Sam Hudson of BAMD. Listen as Sam introduces us the long-standing heritage of BAMD; from classic cars and endurance racing; to composites, design, and what it's like being located on an old military base. Sam also talks us through his journey from apprentice to director and the fantastic team ethos being developed at BMAD; as well as highlighting his favourite race series, circuit, and of course, favourite crisps ..... !   Links: Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#90 Hannah Brady - The Brady Creative
27-11-2020
#90 Hannah Brady - The Brady Creative
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #90 your host, Chris Broome interviews Hannah Brady from The Brady Creative. Listen as Hannah delves into our all things social media management, content creation, the evolution of LinkedIn, video production, authenticity, and the importance of creating your own brand. Hannah also talks us through the Northamptonshire Next Generation Chamber (where she is now President), how networking has been forced to change during Covid, and what it's like opening a business with your Mum!   Links: Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#89 Jahee Campbell-Brennan - Wavey Dynamics
24-11-2020
#89 Jahee Campbell-Brennan - Wavey Dynamics
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #89 your host, Chris Broome interviews Jahee Campbell-Brennan of Wavey Dynamics Listen as Jahee talks us through his specialism in all things motorsport & automotive engineering; his passion for aerodynamics & design; and his love of passing on knowledge to the next generation. Jahee also shares his thoughts on the importance of black representation and diversity in motorsport; as well as why he made the decision to partner his business alongside the Silverstone Technology Cluster. Make sure you also check out the conversation about back-flips and gymnastics - something quite rare in the engineering sector!   Links: Wavey Dynamics on YouTube Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#88 Nathalie McGloin - FIA Disability & Accessibility Commission President
17-11-2020
#88 Nathalie McGloin - FIA Disability & Accessibility Commission President
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #88 your host, Chris Broome interviews Nathalie McGloin - FIA Disability & Accessibility Commission President. Listen to this blockbuster conversation covering Nathalie's incredible journey to become an FIA Commission President, keynote speaker, disabled racing driver, disabled motorsport consultant, and brand ambassador. Nathalie also relives a brilliant Silverstone British Grand Prix story involving Kimi Raikkonen; talks us through the importance of both equality and the next generation within motorsport; introduces us to her charity - Spinal Track; and shares with us her favourite circuit, race series and driver. The interview concludes with a discussion about Pom Bear crisps - because we're a serious podcast and this is what we talk about!   Links: Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#87 Roz Bird - Silverstone Park
10-11-2020
#87 Roz Bird - Silverstone Park
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #87 your host, Chris Broome, re-interviews Roz Bird, Commercial Director MEPC & Silverstone Park. Listen as Roz shares exciting news about growth and investment opportunities within Silverstone Park, and updates us on new businesses joining the region. Roz also explains the importance of the STC's Gender & Equality Diversity Committee, which comprises industry experts Julia Muir, Cristiana Pace, Helen Wylde and Hannah Ingram-Moore. The show is closed by reminding everyone about the STC Annual Conference in November, and a discussion about life beyond COVID!   Links: Silverstone Park Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#86 Julia Muir - UK Automotive 30% Club
03-11-2020
#86 Julia Muir - UK Automotive 30% Club
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #86 your host, Chris Broome, re-interviews Julia Muir of the UK Automotive 30% Club. Listen as Julia talks us through her mission to improve the gender and diversity balance in the automotive space; and how the school outreach programme 'Inspiration for Innovation' is getting in at grass roots. Julia also explains how the automotive space is preparing for Brexit; how she's personally been coping with life in lockdown; and introduces us to her new book coming out soon!   Links: UK Automotive 30% Club Gaia Innovation Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#85 John Lashley - Brooklyn Brownie Co
29-10-2020
#85 John Lashley - Brooklyn Brownie Co
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #85 your host, Chris Broome, interviews John Lashley, who is the 'Main Dude' at Brooklyn Brownie Co. Listen to this energetic and enthralling discussion; including how a father and son united together following a family tragedy; what makes 'BBC' such an amazing product and company to be part of; and how the local community love being part of their story. John also talks us through his journey from the US of A to the UK; his own experiences as an entrepreneur; the importance of Black History Month; and the awards their small company are winning along the way. The interview concludes with John sharing a hilarious story involving Christian Horner and Geri Halliwell's famous wedding in Woburn in 2015.    Links: Brooklyn Brownie Co Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#84 Thomas Cliffe - TRACK
27-10-2020
#84 Thomas Cliffe - TRACK
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #84 your host, Chris Broome, interviews Thomas Cliffe from TRACK. Listen as Thomas explains how Track supports autistic people around Northamptonshire to access employment, through training, support services and creating opportunity. Thomas also talks us through Cafe TRACK (a city-centre based coffee shop); life during COVID; support from the local community (and famous rugby players); and how their good work is now started to win recognition.   Links: TRACK Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#83 Professor Shaowei He - China/UK Business Special
20-10-2020
#83 Professor Shaowei He - China/UK Business Special
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #83 your host, Chris Broome, interviews Professor Shaowei He for a China/UK Business Special feature. Listen as Shaowei covers a wide range of topics; including Chinese innovation, technology clusters, international collaboration, and how he's attempting to bridge the gap with UK businesses. Shaowei also talks through life at the University of Northampton; adapting and supporting students during COVID; and his hopes of encouraging more members of the Silverstone Technology Cluster to engage with their Chinese counterparts.   Links: China & Emerging Economies Centre Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#82 Marcus Trofimov - Silverstone Composites
13-10-2020
#82 Marcus Trofimov - Silverstone Composites
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #82 your host, Chris Broome, interviews Marcus Trofimov of Silverstone Composites. Listen as Marcus introduces what composite materials are; how his business supports different industries including Formula One; and what life is like being part of the Silverstone Technology Cluster. Marcus also talks us through why they're a big supporter of the the award-winning 'Formula Student' Oxford Brookes Racing team; and how his vision of their support going full circle is now paying dividends.   Links: Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'
#81 Fiona Pawley - Motorsport & Engineering Leadership Coach
08-10-2020
#81 Fiona Pawley - Motorsport & Engineering Leadership Coach
Welcome to a special #CovidCatchUp series of the Inside Silverstone™ podcast!  In episode #81 your host, Chris Broome interviews Fiona Pawley - Motorsport & Engineering Leadership Coach. Listen as Fiona talks us through her impressive international career working in motorsport; sharing insight into sponsorship and partnerships; and the importance of having the right team of experts around you. Fiona also talks us through life during COVID; ensuring you strike the right balance between life/work; and closes the show by explaining what her 'King/Queen of Crisps' is.   Links: Leave a review!   Don't forget to check out the Longhurst website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motor-sport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on insidesilverstone@longhurst.co.uk, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod.   ABOUT THE HOST Chris Broome is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.'