At the recent Women in Business Awards, Tamsin Napier-Munn, keynote speaker and Campaign Manager for the Business Magazine, announced, “Our winner spent over 11 years out of the business environment to bring up her three children. When she became a single mother she decided she needed to pursue something to fulfill her potential and create some independence. With a background as a marketing director for a law firm, she embarked on journey to understand a completely new industry – property development.
She threw herself into learning everything she could about the market in what is ostensibly a male dominated industry, and by using her skills, foresight and understanding of opportunities, combined with her ability to lead and project manage effectively, she has developed a £2.5m business over the last year, has been nominated for two industry awards, manages private investment funds, has become one of top 5 performers in a property mastermind programme and is a non-exec director for a property startup.”
She continued, “She mentors both men and women in the industry. Our winner has demonstrated her courage and resilience to overcome many challenges along the way, she has invested heavily in herself to achieve all of this, so I am delighted to announce the winner of Career break returner of the year 2017 is…. Fi Warren Smith of FWS Properties”