Welcome to the Inside Silverstone™ podcast. A business focused podcast covering all things tech, engineering, and innovation.
Hosted by Chris Broome; a huge tech, motorsport and gaming fan; and also the owner of Longhurst, a firm of lifestyle financial planners and independent financial advisers located in Silverstone, Northamptonshire, UK.
This is a series of unscripted and unpolished conversations with leading business owners, thought leaders, and high-tech talent, about their experiences within the Silverstone business and motor-sport region. Chris asks them to share their knowledge, insight, and their thoughts on the future, just for you.
If you’re looking to learn more about the Silverstone high growth region, and commercially connect with like-minded peers, you’ve definitely come to the right place.
#85 John Lashley - Brooklyn Brownie Co
In episode #85 your host, Chris Broome, interviews John Lashley, who is the 'Main Dude' at Brooklyn Brownie Co.
They cover how a father and son united together following a family tragedy; their amazing product; the local community; his journey from the USA to UK; Black History Month; and the awards their small company are winning along the way.
The interview concludes with John sharing a hilarious story involving Christian Horner and Geri Halliwell's famous wedding in Woburn in 2015.
#84 Thomas Cliffe - TRACK
In episode #84 your host, Chris Broome, interviews Thomas Cliffe from TRACK.
Listen as Thomas explains how Track supports autistic people around Northamptonshire to access employment, through training, support services and creating opportunity.
Thomas also talks us through Cafe TRACK (a city-centre based coffee shop); life during COVID; support from the local community (and famous rugby players); and how their good work is now started to win recognition.
#83 Professor Shaowei He - China/UK Business Special
In episode #83 your host, Chris Broome, interviews Professor Shaowei He for a China/UK Business Special feature.
Listen as Shaowei covers a wide range of topics; including Chinese innovation, technology clusters, international collaboration, and how he's attempting to bridge the gap with UK businesses.
Shaowei also talks through life at the University of Northampton; and his hopes of encouraging more members of the Silverstone Technology Cluster to engage with their Chinese counterparts.
#82 Marcus Trofimov - Silverstone Composites
In episode #82 your host, Chris Broome, interviews Marcus Trofimov of Silverstone Composites.
Listen as Marcus introduces what composite materials are; how his business supports different industries including Formula One; and what life is like being part of the Silverstone Technology Cluster.
Marcus also talks us through why they're a big supporter of the the award-winning 'Formula Student' Oxford Brookes Racing team; and how his vision of their support going full circle is now paying dividends.
#81 Fiona Pawley - Motorsport & Engineering Leadership Coach
In episode #81 your host, Chris Broome interviews Fiona Pawley - Motorsport & Engineering Leadership Coach.
Listen as Fiona talks us through her impressive international career working in motorsport; sharing insight into sponsorship and partnerships; and the importance of having the right team of experts around you.
Fiona also talks us through life during COVID; ensuring you strike the right balance between life/work; and closes the show by explaining what her 'King/Queen of Crisps' is.
#80 Darren Sharp - Stafford Sharp Associates
In episode #80 your host, Chris Broome interviews Darren Sharp of Stafford Sharp Associates.
Listen as Darren introduces Silverstone Park based SSA's specialist niche placing talented people with the UK's most exciting tech & digital employers.
Darren and I also discuss how employers can attract & retrain the best people, and how employees can make themselves stand out from the growing COVID-impacted crowd.
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Julie @ TDGroup
There are some very interesting subjects discussed about the brilliant innovative projects going on at Silverstone Park, as well as some fun had along the way! Love the podcasts Chris!
Give it a whirl
Interesting people, fun chat and you learn some things along the way. Highly recommended
Such a good range of diverse guests, really interesting topics - love it!