Kirsty is the Managing Director for Professional Polishing Services Ltd, the UK’s market leader in mechanical surface finishing with particular expertise in architectural, nuclear and pharmaceutical polishing. Birmingham’s Grand Central is clad in stainless steel panels polished by PPS and this gives a good example of the scope of her business. Kirsty has previously won several regional and national awards including The Attwood Award, an IoD Director of the Year Award, Venus Businesswoman of the Year and the accolade ‘Manufacturing Champion’. She is also a Director of the British Stainless Steel Association and The Birmingham Blitz Dames. She is a past Chair of the Women in Business Association and a retired trustee for the Birmingham Civic Society. She is also a published author and media contributor and is passionate about giving a boost to those starting their own business journeys.