Over the last 18 months we’ve established a diverse and deeply passionate founding team. Together, with the help of our large and talented maker team, we’ve managed to attract a highly skilled, generous and visionary group of Brummies, showcasing some of the best in Birmingham talent. As a team we are driven and committed to making Impact Hub Birmingham a reality. To date, the entire group have been working their hardest in a voluntary capacity. Below, find out more about who we are and connect with us to see how you can get involved.
Immy Kaur – @ImmyKaur
Immy is passionate about new models of organising, bringing diverse, passionate and talented people together, creating unlikely collaborations and local change based on global innovations, networks and knowledge.
When she isn’t doing Hub or building the city’s biggest TEDx community, she loves good coffee, great coffee shops, a lot of laughing and a bit of social media!
Cardiff University – Physiology BSc.
University of Birmingham – International Development MSc.
Past: Tony Blair Faith Foundation, Bromford
Current: Curator TEDxBrum, Civic Systems Lab, Impact Hub Birmingham (Candidate)
Andy Reeve – @AndyReevo
Andy has had a diverse career path so far. Studying Finance, Project Management in design and Data Analyst at West Midlands Police, where he discovered his passion for analysis and solving problems with data. Strong operational and financial management background.
Now supporting a local startup, making coffee and working on how to solving housing issues with open data you’ll most probably find him riding a bicycle.
University of Birmingham – Money, Banking and Finance BSc
National Intelligence Analysis Training
Past: The Unagency, West Midlands Police Current: Homes from Open Data, Faculty Coffee, Impact Hub Birmingham (Candidate)
Indi Kaur – @InderjitJaur77
Indi is talented project planner and has 17 years experience in corporate systems and sales. She is also a fiercely passionate and vibrant host and events organiser. She has experience in running her own small ethical food business and is an avid supporter of
independent retailers. More recently, Indi has begun to research new models of childcare for working families.
In her spare time Indi loves to bake, has a very active young son and loves to travel.
De Montford University – BSc. Computing
Past: Project Manager & Data Analyst Xerox UK Current: Director of Guest Experience TEDxBrum, Suhaav (Ethical Food Business) & Impact Hub Birmingham (Candidate)
Joyjit Sarkar – @Joyfuljosu
Joy is an Engineer and clinical practitioner. He has a background of working within the UK’s National Health Service within an assistive technology service providing clinical engineering and health service development.
Joy now runs his own small consultancy designing medical devices and healthcare service delivery. He is passionate about
improving the way healthcare is delivered and help bring back engineering to Birmingham.
University of Birmingham – Biomedical Engineering BEng. Coventry University – Rehabilitation Engineering GradDip. Cardiff University – Clinical Engineering MSc.
Past: Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust Current: JJD Innovations (Engineering Design), Partnerships TEDxBrum, Engineers Without Borders UK Healthcare, Impact Hub Birmingham (Candidate)
Dan Zastawny – @Dan_Zastawny
Dan works on designing and delivering entrepreneurial coaching and support programmes across Europe. His background is in income generation with a focus on social and civic organisations.
Dan currently runs his own consultancy while leading on prototyping social innovations at a Birmingham based civic enterprise incubator. Dan is driven by creating routes to economic independence for all individuals and organisations.
University of Birmingham – Political Philosophy M.A.
Past: Head of Development at Best Chances Charity, Senior Manager at Exam Central Ltd
Current: Bridging To The Future, GD Intentions Ltd, Trustee of Lench’s Trust, Impact Hub Birmingham (Candidate), FRSA