Redbridge business community bids farewell to Sophia Hubs’ Ros Southern

PUBLISHED: 15:32 02 August 2017

Ros Southern who runs the Buisness hub meetings at St.John's Centre in Seven Kings

Ros Southern who runs the Buisness hub meetings at St.John's Centre in Seven Kings


Redbridge’s business community said farewell to a much-loved personality last week.

Start-up supporter Sophia Hubs said farewell to Ros Southern, the group’s coordinator for the last three years, who is leaving her post to begin a community involvement project in the neighbouring borough.

Ros said: “I have absolutely loved working for Sophia Hubs on my patch doing the things I like doing: tapping into the good will and skills of the business community to help start-ups, building up all sorts of cross sector collaborations and practical ideas and solutions.

“I have met the most wonderful people in Redbridge. I am pleased to know that I will stay in touch and will remain involved with Sophia Hubs.”

Sophia Hubs chairman Ola Asgill said: “We are indebted to Ros for her work in building up and embedding Sophia Hubs and our community development approach into Redbridge community and business life. Her tireless and inspiring networking and nurturing qualities have been outstanding.”

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