Fran Burgess

Future List 2016
Consultant, Fran Burgess Ltd

Fran is a destination and creative placemaking specialist. She has worked on some of the biggest schemes of the past decade, working to transform them into thriving places. Fran has the unusual blend of being able to create destination strategies that will be commercially viable for owning a business and appealing for the end consumer. Schemes Fran has worked on include Spinningfields, Airport City and Clippers Quay.

What does Northern Power Women mean to you?

Strong independent women who are championing their area of work and the region at a very exciting time.

What is your greatest achievement?

Setting up on my own and being able to offer my clients unrivaled expertise.

Why is it important to champion role models in the North?

The North has long been considered secondary to the South and yet opportunity abounds in this region. It is important to show people that the North is an excellent choice for business and lifestyle.