BAE Systems

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence protects nations, businesses and people, against crime, terrorism and state conflict. We are the cyber and intelligence arm of BAE Systems, which defends nations across land, sea, air and cyber domains. In the public sector, we deliver secure complex data projects for government organisations. In financial services, we help financial institutions globally to fight financial crime. Meanwhile our cyber security expertise provides security operations and management services to governments, financial services and other complex organisations. Across these domains, we use data insights to protect and support, we secure customer missions with information and operational advantage, and we build transformative models for the future.

Auto Trader

We started life as a magazine in 1977 and we’ve grown and evolved alongside our customers. In 2013 we became a fully digital business and we’re proud of our rich heritage which gives us over 40 years of brand heritage and trust. Our purpose is to Drive Change Together. Responsibly. Our marketplace sits at the heart of the vehicle buying process, with the largest number of car buyers and the largest choice of vehicles. We want to change how the UK shops for cars by providing the best online car buying experience and enabling all retailers to sell vehicles online. We aim to build stronger partnerships with our customers, use our voice and influence to drive more environmentally friendly vehicle choices and lead an inclusive and diverse culture in our industry.


We are technology & IT transformation specialists, working with businesses of any size to support them on their growth journey.
Our goals are to help organisations achieve their key goals on their transformation map: from cyber security, to hybrid working, customer experience, data management or business continuity, we aim to simplify technology choices and business resilience in the digital world and deliver on our customers’ business outcomes.

On the Beach

As a tech business born and bred in Manchester, we’re passionate about being part of the city’s vibrant digital community and encouraging the next generation to become a part of this too. We’re proud to be working again with Manchester Digital on its Digital Her programme to make a meaningful impact in our community and give young people – and young women in particular – the opportunity to get involved with STEM projects and inspire them to choose STEM subjects in school and higher education. We’re delighted to be running a range of tech talks, industry insight visits and experience days, role model meet ups and more to help make a career in tech more visible and accessible for all.

Bruntwood SciTech

Bruntwood SciTech is the UK’s leading provider of office, lab and scientific services for the science and technology sector. Our network of innovation districts connects the UK’s most ambitious cities, regions and science and technology communities through collaboration and a unique public, private, academic, clinical partner network.


Digital Her has a number of wider community supporters who also help make the work we do possible. Thank you to all of these fantastic organisations for their continued support and commitment to our mission.