Founding Patrons

The Modern Muse Patrons, all successful women in business from varied backgrounds, have played a vital role in the launch of this exciting project. Their commitment, support, passion and vision has helped make Modern Muse a reality and they are all a true inspiration.

Anna Lee

Co-Founder, STORM

Carrie Rubin

Director, Pentland Group Plc

Chrissie Rucker MBE

Founder, The White Company


Christina Vaughan

Founder & CEO, Image Source

Dawn Gibbons MBE

Founder, The Barefoot Foundation

Dame Mary Perkins

Co-Founder, Specsavers

Judy Kraymer MBE

CEO, Littlestar Services Ltd

Maria Kempinska MBE

Owner, Jongleurs Comedy Ltd

Mandy Nickerson

Managing Director, Bales Worldwide

Penny Mallory

Motivational speaker, TV presenter

and former Rally Champion

Sam Smith

CEO, finnCap Ltd

Sharon Hilditch MBE

CEO, Crystal Clear International

Wendy Hallett

Founder & Managing Director, Hallett Retail