"The increasing legislative
burdens which have been placed on business people in recent years make it
imperative that company directors have strong representation," said
Stephanie. "I am determined that the Eastern Branch will maintain its
active role in business representation for the benefit of employers and
Stephanie's career has included
senior roles in marketing and administration with major corporations such as
Ford, Chrysler, Massey Ferguson and Perkins Engines.
She managed the marketing campaign
for the launch of a new hotel in Peterborough and subsequently joined a
Peterborough public relations consultancy before forming Smye Holland Associates
with colleague Michael Holland in 1987.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Society
of Arts, past president of the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce and Industry and
is active in many local organisations.