Wed 12th Apr 2017

MENTA Chief Executive, Alex Till has been announced as one of the finalists for Director of the Year in the public and third sector category by the Institute of Directors, Eastern Region. Since 2011 Alex has grown the enterprise agency which provides services and support for established businesses and start-ups based in Suffolk. MENTA has serviced offices in Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill, home to 45 businesses. The not for profit organisation isn’t centrally supported by government and relies on the income it generates to provide advice, business skills masterclasses and networking events for the local business community.

Alistair Ponder, the Chair of MENTA commented, “My warmest congratulations to Alex. To be a finalist for this prestigious award is no mean feat. Under his management MENTA now provides a wide range of services which includes the MENTA Patron Programme, Expert Connections for ambitious businesses and a very successful annual Trade Fair.

“I await the Award Reception with interest.” Alex Till said, “It’s rewarding and a great honour to be recognised in this way. My aim has been to develop, maintain and grow MENTA.

“The company has become fast paced and as progressive as any private sector company.  Profit is not a bad word and our focus and delivery is on business support and growth.”

The IoD East of England Awards Luncheon sponsored by Barclays takes place in Newmarket on Friday 28 April 2017.