Welcome to Norfolk Knowledge Welcome to Norfolk Knowledge

Hello and welcome to Norfolk Knowledge. We are a voluntary organisation hosted by Norwich Business School.

Take advantage of us! We are here to help - it won't cost you anything.

Successful development of your business is the key to growth for you personally, your family and your locality. If you prosper so will they.

Norfolk Knowledge was set up in 2009. We are a team of business people who have chosen to use some of our time to volunteer and to share with you our experience. Our aim is to enable you and your business to grow and prosper, by contributing our expertise in whatever way you feel is helpful.  You can benefit  from the knowledge that we have gained from our successes, and be guided to avoid mistakes we've made.

Members of Norfolk Knowledge come from a wide range of business backgrounds, and have worked at senior level in large organisations and small businesses. They have relevant industry knowledge and specific skills, as well as general commercial experience.

We are interested in talking to anyone who wants to develop their business


November 2016

August 2016

May 2016

January 2016

November 2015


How might we help ?

  • Maybe you are through the start up stages of your business, yet have some concerns about aspects of it that are not going as well as expected.


  • You're ready to start up. You have a business plan that sets out your product/service, its potential customers , how you are going to market it, and how you are going to finance the business, but would like to discuss putting the plan into action.


  • You may want help drawing up a plan


  • You may just want to talk through a business idea to make sure you're not about to go up a blind alley

You can make use of Norfolk Knowledge's services for FREE - we'll give you up to 8 hours of time  (and it could be more). You decide what will be the most valuable way to use it. You may find that just one conversation is sufficient, or that a series of meetings  is more beneficial. It's up to you.

Whatever stage you are at................ talk to us. Lots of people have, and found it really valuable.


If you fancy joining us as a business mentor, please email Tom Rockingham at t.rockingham@uea.ac.uk

Management Team

Name Job Title
Rob Waller Lead Member
Peter Schmidt Hansen Chair: Norfolk Knowledge Management Board
John Chapman Management Team Member
Henry Head Management Team Member
Dee Youngman Management Team Member
Mick Wright Management Team Member
Paul Richmond Management Team Member
Tom Rockingham Secretary


If you would like to contact the Norfolk Knowledge team, please telephone +44 (0)1603 592263 or email norfolkknowledge@uea.ac.uk.