Meet The Team

Meet Our Fabulous Athena Team

Focusing exclusively on female executives and entrepreneurs, The Athena Network® team provide a platform for members to share knowledge and experience across a diverse range of industry sectors and to connect and collaborate for mutual success.

Jacqueline Rogers

Jacqueline Rogers

CEO & Founder

Jacqueline Rogers, launched The Athena Network in December 2005 and now, heading up an operation that’s just ‘grown and grown’ rather wryly admits it wasn’t so much a question of… Read full profile here
Patrick Fox

Patrick Fox

Managing Director

Fiona Bowers

Fiona Bowers

Finance Director

Anita Gray

Anita Gray

Regional Director

After thirty eight years in their London based family tyre business, using the people skills learnt from dealing with both staff and customers… Read full profile here
Ann Burton

Ann Burton

Regional Director

Passionate about nurturing talent, Ann Burton is a highly motivated and enthusiastic learning and development facilitator. Ann enjoys the… Read full profile here
Anna Atkins-Carter

Anna Atkins-Carter

Regional Director

After spending 20 years in various corporate roles, I found myself in the enviable position of voluntary redundancy with a generous exit.. Read full profile here
AnYes van Rhijn

AnYes van Rhijn

Regional Director

AnYes van Rhijn is a true connector and networker. She also firmly believes in the power of collaboration, which is why she founded her… Read full profile here
Bernadette Sarginson

Bernadette Sarginson

Regional Director

Nottingham born Serial Entrepreneur and Business Professional, Bernadette Sarginson, is the founder of Empower Coaching and Training™… Read full profile here
Claire Newell

Claire Newell

Regional Director

With a background in health, fitness and wellbeing Claire began her career as a Fitness Instructor and Sports Therapist working within… Read full profile here
Charmaine Mace

Charmaine Mace

Regional Director

Charmaine has lived in 4 countries, South Africa, Zimbabwe, America and is now settled in England. Charmaine enjoys having fun and has… Read full profile here
Claire Pelenc

Claire Pelenc

Regional Director

Claire is the Regional Director for Athena North Surrey. She has enjoyed a successful corporate career which includes the pharmaceutical industry… Read full profile here
Debbie Atkins

Debbie Atkins

Regional Director

Debbie Atkins of DA Fitness is a holistic outdoor fitness and well-being expert and the soul of Berkshire women’s networking. A natural connector… Read full profile here
Debbie Diggle

Debbie Diggle

Regional Director

Debbie was born and raised in Harrow and has not strayed far from her roots – she has only ever moved 8 miles north to Hertfordshire! After… Read full profile here
Debbie Miles

Debbie Miles

Regional Director

Debbie is Regional Director for West Berkshire , and currently manages several groups in the area encompassing, Hungerford, Newbury and… Read full profile here
Emma Rundle

Emma Rundle

Regional Director

I spent over 20 years working in a corporate environment before deciding to ‘make the break’ and go freelance nearly three years ago. My family was… Read full profile here
Jenny Yung

Jenny Yung

Regional Director

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Julie Eltham

Julie Eltham

Regional Director

Julie Eltham is a highly successful businesswoman and entrepreneur with over 25 year’s experience across a range of service-related… Read full profile here
Kate Cherry

Kate Cherry

Regional Director

Kate Cherry has a true passion for networking, connecting fellow business owners and seeing others flourish. Formerly “scared” of networking… Read full profile here
Karen Fowler

Karen Fowler

Regional Director

With a Marketing, Management Sciences BSc degree from Lancaster University under her belt, Karen’s career in marketing and product development… Read full profile here
Linda Huckle

Linda Huckle

Regional Director

Linda is able to combine real work experience with the latest research based techniques to improving outcomes in people and business… Read full profile here
Lisa Woodward

Lisa Woodward

Regional Director

Lisa has been a member of the Barnes Athena group for the past year. She runs a business consultancy, Number78, and currently also works… Read full profile here
Michala Rutherford

Michala Rutherford

Regional Director

Michala is the Regional Director for the Athena Network in the Eastbourne and Lewes areas. Michala has worked for Lloyds TSB for 15 years… Read full profile here
Natalia DaCosta

Natalia DaCosta

Regional Director

Natalia DaCosta has always been a career woman who enjoyed the “work hard play hard” ethos that came with life in the recruitment industry… Read full profile here
Nicola Powell

Nicola Powell

Regional Director

Rachel Maunder

Rachel Maunder

Regional Director

Rosy Holt

Rosy Holt

Regional Director

Entrepreneur, business owner, mentor and public speaker, Rosy Holt’s career was forged in the heat and heart of the travel and tourism… Read full profile here
Sophie Fleming

Sophie Fleming

Regional Director

Sophie Fleming loves learning about health and wellness especially cooking and eating healthily. Her interest in the environment started at… Read full profile here
Sylvia Baldock

Sylvia Baldock

Regional Director

Sylvia has a real passion for learning and personal development and in addition to her role as Regional Director with The Athena Network… Read full profile here
Vivienne Smith

Vivienne Smith

Regional Director

I first joined Athena as a member to help launch my fledgeling coaching business. I was also writing my book, THE SINGLE MUM’S SURVIVAL GUIDE… Read full profile here
Vicky Stanton

Vicky Stanton

Regional Director

After just over 25 years in Human Resources in the Public and Private sector and a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, Vicky set up Inspiring People… Read full profile here