Angie Robinson

Chair of Remuneration and Governance, One Manchester
Angie Robinson

Angie first became a CEO in 1997. She went on to lead five organisations until her retirement from full time work in 2017.

During her career she has held numerous Executive and Non Executive Director positions in the public, private and third sector including a role as Chair of a business support company delivering help to social enterprises and the voluntary sector.

Angie was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Salford for her work in partnership and economic regeneration. She was also awarded a medal of honour from the University of Manchester in recognition of her contribution to the business community .

Her last full time role was as CEO of the award winning convention centre in Manchester, Manchester Central.

Angie is currently Chair of Marketing Cheshire, Board Director of Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership, Chair of Remuneration and Governance at One Manchester housing association and is Deputy Chair of governors at a primary school in Cheshire that two of her grandchildren attend. She is also a Deputy Lieutenant for Cheshire.

To get to know Angie better, read our interview with her.

Angie Robinson
Angie has mentored…

Yellow Jigsaw

  • Yellow Jigsaw
  • Future Directions CIC
  • Bounceback Food
  • The Men’s Room
  • Open Kitchen Manchester
  • Women With Wings
  • Family Psychology Mutual

It was refreshing and enlightening to spend an hour with an expert who was both informed and enthusiastic about our business. I have plenty of ideas to take away!

Grace Dyke, Director, Yellow Jigsaw CIC

Angie has mentored…

Future Directions CIC

  • Yellow Jigsaw
  • Future Directions CIC
  • Bounceback Food
  • The Men’s Room
  • Open Kitchen Manchester
  • Women With Wings
  • Family Psychology Mutual

Angie was amazing! After our discussion I felt energised and even clearer about the way forward.

Paula Braynion, Managing Director, Future Directions

Angie has mentored

Bounceback Food

Bounceback Food CIC is a community cookery school that supports people living in food poverty in Greater Manchester, Cheshire & North Wales.

  • Yellow Jigsaw
  • Future Directions CIC
  • Bounceback Food
  • The Men’s Room
  • Open Kitchen Manchester
  • Women With Wings
  • Family Psychology Mutual

Angie was a wonderful expert to work with. She gave me a variety of tasks to help grow our social enterprise and used her industry expertise to help develop our plans to scale up.  

Duncan Swainsbury, Founder, Bounceback Food

Angie has mentored

The Men’s Room

The Men’s Room is an arts and social support charity that works creatively to empower disadvantaged and marginalised young men aged 18-30.

  • Yellow Jigsaw
  • Future Directions CIC
  • Bounceback Food
  • The Men’s Room
  • Open Kitchen Manchester
  • Women With Wings
  • Family Psychology Mutual

Angie was amazing, She had clearly taken the time to get to know our organisation before we met and had a host of practical suggestions and thought provoking challenges to help us with our thinking.

Fergal McCullough, Director, The Manchester Men’s Room

Angie has mentored

Open Kitchen Manchester

Open Kitchen Manchester take surplus food and use it for their catering company. Then they use the profits to help feed people in crisis.

  • Yellow Jigsaw
  • Future Directions CIC
  • Bounceback Food
  • The Men’s Room
  • Open Kitchen Manchester
  • Women With Wings
  • Family Psychology Mutual

Angie is an incredibly knowledgeable, helpful and positive person. I found my mentoring session with her very useful, and her insight into business and board management is second to none.  

Corin Bell, Director, Open Kitchen Manchester

Angie has mentored

Women With Wings

Women With Wings support women – especially those who don’t have English as their first language – to improve their own lives and that of their family.

  • Yellow Jigsaw
  • Future Directions CIC
  • Bounceback Food
  • The Men’s Room
  • Open Kitchen Manchester
  • Women With Wings
  • Family Psychology Mutual

My session with Angie was informative, refreshing and energising. I felt so strong and ready to take my enterprise forward with all the tips and ideas she shared with me. I am so lucky and grateful to meet such an amazing lady. Thank you Angie.  

Jasmin Bakhre, Founder, Women With Wings

Angie has mentored

Family Psychology Mutual

We provide evidence based interventions (using licenced research based methodologies) with families where children or young people are at risk of care or custody, neglect of abuse.

  • Yellow Jigsaw
  • Future Directions CIC
  • Bounceback Food
  • The Men’s Room
  • Open Kitchen Manchester
  • Women With Wings
  • Family Psychology Mutual

Angie’s enthusiasm and interest in our business was as inspiring as it was useful. Her business experience and insights shone through in a wide ranging session which sparked many ideas and practical strategies which I will start working on straight away.  

Tom Jefford, Director, Family Psychology Mutual

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