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

Patrick joined The Athena Network in November 2012. In his role as Managing Director he works with the Regional Directors to support them in growing their business through a combination of mentoring and coaching.

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

Caroline Snowdon

Caroline Snowdon

Regional Director

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

Charlotte Emery

Charlotte Emery

Regional Director

Charlotte is able to combine real experience and a passion for business, to support others in business ownership and networking skills… 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 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

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

Doris Holleufer

Doris Holleufer

Regional Director

With a background in Marketing in Financial Services, I made the break from full-time employment to contracting, specialising in Internal Communications… 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

Jenny Yung is the Regional Director for the Windsor region… Read full profile here

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

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

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

Lindsay McLoughlin

Lindsay McLoughlin

Regional Director

Lindsay McLoughlin has been an Athena member for several years. A natural communicator with a love of social media and networking…. Read full profile here

Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore

Regional Director

Lisa Moore is an experienced Health and Wellbeing Coach, Personal Trainer and Professional Speaker.  Her passion is to help women… 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

Maggie Sarfo

Maggie Sarfo

Regional Director

Maggie Sarfo is a passionate author, speaker, advisor and mentor on business growth, purpose development and peak performance. She’s been… Read full profile here

Marilena Narbona

Marilena Narbona

Regional Director

Marilena Narbona is a people connector and networking strategist. She is a spontaneous and emotional communicator, multilingual and cosmopolitan… Read full profile here

Michal Baghlani

Michal Baghlani

Ambassador

Michal Baghlani is a Registered Psychologist and Wellbeing / Resilience Coach. She is passionate about helping individuals self-manage their wellbeing… Read full profile here

Natalia DaCosta

Natalia DaCosta

Regional Director

Natalia DaCosta was always a determined 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

Nicola started her career as a solicitor in London, where I trained, qualified and worked for two Legal500 firms. Read full profile here

Pernille Thulin

Pernille Thulin

Denmark Ambassador

Pernille is a personal stylist and creative consultant. Her passion is to help people be the best version of themselves. By showing what a difference… Read full profile here

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

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

Zoe Adnitt

Zoe Adnitt

Regional Director

Zoë has spent the last 20+ years in the corporate world, in the Construction Industry… Read full profile here