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Our Team

We are diverse, experienced and dedicated to providing a first rate service to your business.

We come armed with a 'little black book' with contact details of our hugely supportive and talented group of associates and freelancers.

Mark Harris

Mark Harris

Mark is an ambitious and competitive entrepreneur operating in both private and public sector business. From a basis of academia (MBA/PGCE) he has an extensive experience of providing leadership and direction to small and large businesses across a range of diverse sectors (operating at board level and as a ‘Business Angel’).  Mark is driven by success.

Mark has a proven track record in business over the last 25+ years including being awarded 11th place in the IC100 Register (the top 100 growth companies in the UK) for one of his own companies.

Away from The Business Company, Mark is a keen cyclist, he enjoys travel and has a true passion for National Hunt Horseracing. He also thoroughly enjoys using his downtime to trudge through the Shropshire countryside with ‘Rupert’.

Dean Harris

Dean Harris

Dean has over 25 years’ experience as an operations manager with a strong financial (AAT), compliance and administrative background and a key strength in developing robust and agile business systems and processes.

Dean's a professional individual with excellent organisational, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. She has a hunger for detail and focuses on delivery, motivating others and ensures objectives/goals are achieved.

A very capable, objective and forthright person with the ability to function well at both board and operational levels.  Dean has a strong all-round ability with a ‘hands-on’ approach (and a good sense of humour!).

Away from The Business Company, Dean can be found in the gym (boxing, spinning, HIIT), indulging her passion for travelling, entertaining, at the cinema or reading.

Emma Thomas (ACMA)

Emma Thomas (ACMA)

Emma has over 15 years’ experience within a range of businesses from a small accountancy practice to a multi-million pound construction company and various SME’s in between.  Emma is a very systems based accountant with a friendly and honest approach.  She is always on the lookout for efficiencies within the accounts function to ensure effective production of management information which enables businesses to achieve their objectives.

Away from The Business Company, Emma is a keen weight lifter but also experiments with a weekly Clubbercise class!  She enjoys spending time with her young family with their favourite past times being going to the cinema and dining out.

Christian Berenger

Christian Berenger

Christian has a proven background in sales and marketing having owned and run his own business for over 20 years. Following the successful disposal of his business in 2016, Christian wants to share his experiences of business.

With a solid track record in relationship and business management, communication, leadership and possessing motivational skills, Christian interacts with clients, business prospects and staff alike ensuring the best is always achieved.

Christian is a dedicated husband to Louise, active father to Amelia and Ethan, supporter of the local school as Chair of the school's finance committee and is either found pounding the hills of Shropshire trying to reduce his personal best or busting clays with a 12gauge shotgun. 

Rupert

Rupert

Rupert is our company mascot.  He is a Giant Schnauzer and truly is a big dog with a big personality!  He brings a wealth of expertise to the team including burying bones, getting muddy, chasing sticks and fetching the ball.

Rupert is a very friendly and inquisitive chap who always has an enthusiastic welcome for visitors to The Cow Shed.