Jackie Mulligan

Jackie works for herself now after having many different jobs over the years from being a principal lecturer in events management and director of enterprise for an international research centre at Leeds Beckett University to managing the communications for a small chain of islands in the Caribbean sea. She has worked in between for the Millennium Commission, funding projects and festivals, for a small repertory theatre and in London promoting events and entertainment. Jackie has 1 girl who was one of the first cohorts to BIB and admires the work of the research team in particular the studies on air pollution and health.

This year she plans to launch her own business to support independent businesses across Yorkshire and beyond.