Welcome to Island Influencers, where we share stories of successful business owners, experienced professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders based or with influence in the Isle of Man.
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Island Influencer Paul Craine
This week's guest on Island influencers is Paul Craine, currently the Data Manager at Ballakermeen High School.
Paul was born and raised on the Isle of Man. He left the island to study Geography at Liverpool University, where he met his wife and then returned to raise his own family.
Paul is incredibly passionate about Population, Climate and International Development and is also a Methodist lay preacher, leading over 900 services so far.
Island Influencer David Talbot
Sharon's guest this week on Island influencers is Manx Credit Union, Chairman/Treasurer David Talbot.
Together with his wife Ravina of 50 years, David has been a leading light in the Manx community, from his business involvement in Manx and Overseas to his third sector leadership in the church. Plus the Patrick Commissioners and, most recently, the successful launch and running of the Manx Credit Union.
The Manx Credit Union is a mutual, community-based operation set up on the Isle of Man.
Island Influencer Stefanie Kerwin
Today’s Island Influencer is Stefanie Kerwin, a Naturopath, Medical Herbalist and Homoeopath.
Stefanie has lived with significant health issues since birth. She is a living example of her work. With a particular interest in mental health, female health and complex conditions, Stefanie focuses on bringing traditional wisdom and evidenced-based medicine together. She uses proven effective prescribing to help her clients meet and manage their health needs.
Island Influencer Will Draper
My Island Influencer this week is Will Draper.
Will started out as a cyclist winning the British National Championship when he was 12 and then the British National Madison championship on the velodrome when he was 16.
At the end of the 2017 season, Will took a step back. He looked at where he was; and where he wanted to be over the next 2 – 10 years. That’s when he decided to become a triathlete. In 2019 Will won the under 21 - Sportsman of the year in the Isle of Man.
Island Influencer Roy Moore
My Island Influencer this week is Roy Moore from Manx Radio TT fame, star of the Mountain Memories series and Isle of Man Golf Champion.
Starting out with ambitions to be a gardener, Roy’s life along with the race track has taken many twists and turns. Along with his wife of 46 years, he has raised two boys and his love of the Isle of Man is obvious.
Roy shares some fabulous memories from across the decades.
Island Influencer Carol Glover
Carol Glover in her own words is a Manx born, ginger, punk-inspired, Disruptive Leader, Speaker, Coach, Mentor, Podcaster and Edutainer.
Carol is passionate about helping leaders and founders live their best lives, she co-creates with them, to build confidence to set free the talents, superpowers, and potential they were born with.
Island Influencers features a really diverse and Interesting mix of interviews, Sharon Sutton has a lovely and natural way of guiding an insightful and lively podcast. really loving the series
Thoroughly enjoy these podcasts.. fascinating information on how each person ticks and how they have got to where they are... Sharon is a very skilled interviewer who seems to get the best out of people.
Would highly recommend.