Our Team

Inova Consultancy UK

Our UK team are:

Marina Larios

Marina is Inova’s director and set up the company in 2001, to support her passion for promoting equal opportunities and particularly for supporting women in business and non-traditional fields. Marina is an experienced entrepreneur and business coach and also practices Clinical Hypnosis.

Eric Wijmenga

Eric is co-director of Inova Consultancy, Finance Manager and a Senior Researcher. He is also the founder of our subsidiary Inova Education, an educational marketing and recruitment agency working across Latin America.

Carolyn Usher

Carolyn joined Inova in 2011 and is a Project Manager, trainer (specialising in Social Media) and coach. She is passionate about development and supporting people to achieve their dreams.

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Val Boulding

Val joined Inova in 2017 as Project Manager and has extensive experience in Community Development and Training. Val thrives on supporting others to meet their full potential.

Leonie Sloots

Leonie is an International Project Officer and singer-songwriter who combines her passion for helping others with music. Having moved from the Netherlands in 2016, Sheffield is her inspiring home away from home.

Erika Conchis

Erika joined Inova as an international Project Assistant in 2016. She lived in 5 different countries before settling down in Sheffield and now supports Inova on projects about diversity, education, and entrepreneurship.

Clodagh Callanan

Clodagh joined Inova as an International Project Assistant in July 2017. She moved from Ireland to support Inova in their work on diversity and supporting female entrepreneurs.

Théo Fievet

Théo has been with Inova as a International Project Assistant since October 2017. For years, he has been committed to help local administrations and businesses take the best out of Europeanisation.

Babett Csokán

Babett is an International Project Assistant at Inova working on projects related to women’s employability, and mindfulness of managers. Her academic and professional background is in human rights, a topic she is passionate about.

Nitya Teagarajan

Nitya joined Inova in December 2013 to work on the TRUTH Uncovered Project and now works on the EMPOWER project. She is passionate about social justice and empowering vulnerable women to have better opportunities.

Mary Tear

Mary is an International Project Assistant who is studying International Law and Global Justice part time at the University of Sheffield. She is passionate about equal rights and opportunities for women.

Inova Education Mexico

Our Mexico team are:

E-KIT for Rural Tourism - Latest Project Newsletter

30 October 2017

Latest news from the E-KIT for Rural Tourism project... We've been working to develop online learning supporting rural businesses, especially those in tourism, to develop their digital marketing skills. The project comes to an end in October and we're pleased…

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Press Release: EntrinnO, an online game for entrepreneurs!

16 October 2017

Check out the latest press release from our EntrinnO project! This project has been working over the last 2 years to develop a new online game which simulates the process of setting up a brand new business. Aimed at young…

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Community Sharing in Sheffield

03 October 2017

On Saturday 9th September, we hosted ‘Community Sharing in Sheffield’, an event celebrating the sharing and community initiatives that make Sheffield so unique and welcoming. The day was filled with a range of presentations and a World Café. We also…

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Gamify Your Teaching, or how to help students and create entrepreneurs

27 September 2017

Entrepreneurs are the backbone of a healthy economy. We aim to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship in students through the use of 'gamified' technologies.   'Gamification' is the practice of using game principles and techniques to enhance education. It has…

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