Joy Holland


Prior to setting up Nonsuchnetwork Ltd I worked on an ERDF project to help West Midlands (WM) Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and Local Authorities to secure the most from the European Structural and Investment Fund Programme (ESIF), helping to identify and develop cross-LEP projects.

Previous most recent roles include: Development Officer (Wolverhampton City Council), ESF Programme Manager, (West Midlands Councils), and Economic Development  Officer (Wolverhampton City Council).

Personal skills

Teamwork: experience in working on various UK and international projects; as part of consortia and small teams to deliver successful projects.

Communication skills: presenting to range of audiences; facilitating national and regional stakeholder engagement workshops

Report writing: experience in drafting non-technical reports.

Project management: experience in delivering projects on budget, time and quality; experience in coordinating multi-disciplinary teams and project management.

Line management: experience in managing junior-level staff.

Over 20 years’ experience in the administration, project and programme management of European Funds.

Designed and implemented systems to monitor and capture data at programme and project level.

Experienced in organising and running events and delivering international business to business missions, organisation of international inward delegations to the UK.