Isla Buchanan


Entrepreneur in Residence

External Engagement

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Entrepreneur in Residence

Worcester Business School

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Operational manager experienced in the implementation of business improvement, change process initiatives, enhancing efficiency whilst controlling costs and waste. Comprehensive business, organisational, and strategic analysis combined with strong interpersonal skills.

Marketing and events background in both large national and SME organisations.   


Project Operations Manager at ESP Ltd – manufacturing company based in Malvern     

Project Areas:  

    • Construction

    • Warehouse & Logistics 

    • Quality & Environmental ISO standards 

    • Training 

    • Core Process 

    • Sourcing funding 

    • Facilities Management

Founder member of Apprentices in Business – a Worcestershire club for 18-24 year-olds 

Charity Trustee at WedAid


• Owner of corporate events company 

• Marketing Communications Manager for large automotive company 

Other Information

I am also a member of the Worcestershire Ambassadors, whose aim is to promote Worcestershire as a place to ‘Work, Live or Visit’. The group of about 180 of the top business people in the County successfully organises events to raise funds for Worcestershire-based charities