At RIFT Social Enterprise, we’re aiming to do something incredibly valuable not only to the people we help, but to the UK economy and society. That’s why we’ve built the best and most passionate teams for the job. That starts with our Chair, Jan Post and Chief Executive, Andy Gullick who combine world-class expertise with genuine social concern. Following their example, every member of the RIFT Social Enterprise team is fully equipped to meet the challenges ahead. Together, we’re committed to making a positive and meaningful change to people’s employment prospects, communities and lives.
Meet the Team
Jan established the RIFT Group in 1999 to specialise in tax advice and refunds. She holds a number of other Directorships and is very active in the charity sector. Jan has always been a passionate champion of individuals and small businesses. From a family of entrepreneurs she's always fought for what she believes is right for her customers and her business. She has been listed as one of the 40 most influential business leaders in Kent and has won numerous awards, including Woman of the Year in Construction and Business Woman of the Year.
Andy has a BSC (Hons) Degree in Psychology and a Diploma in Social Work. He has spent all of his professional career working with vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals. His roles have included: social worker, Senior Probation Officer, Governor grade in three prisons, Chief Executive of a children's charity and Director of Justice for a major offender-focused employment organisation. Follow Andy on Twitter @RIFTAndyGullick
Annette (Nettie) has a wide-ranging experienced background in banking, business development and business support, has supported start-ups and worked for a CiC. Her intensive, first-hand experience in the running and development of both her own company, as well as working with numerous companies over the years accounts for her understanding of the need to work on - and not just in - a business.
Lauren has a BTEC in Fine Art and History A-Level. She's an experienced tax advisor with 8 years experience working for RIFT, including a number of years as a Team Leader. She has also lead the RIFT Compliance Team dealing with HMRC enquiries, making her skilled in tax advice and customer service.