About The Hive Network

The Hive is a community in which senior business leaders can share their ideas and experiences in a safe, confidential and informal way. Our goal is for your business to achieve its results faster.

What is The Hive?

We know that when the people at the top sit side by side to discuss relevant issues affecting their common industry, amazing things can happen. The Hive enables these conversations to take place in surprising ways.

No PowerPoint presentations. No airless meeting rooms. No boring biscuits.

Who can join The Hive?

We don’t just want conversations to happen; we want to drive actual change across an industry. And we love connecting like-minded people. So we invite only senior business leaders, the people that make the tough decisions, to join The Hive.

We promise The Hive will widen and strengthen your existing network. No hangers-on. No cost. (Put simply, we will deliver relevant, invaluable insights from your peer group)

To talk to us about joining The Hive, please follow the link at the bottom of the page or email fi@thehive-network.com

Sally Green

Co-founder and Editorial Director

Sally has spent 17 years creating conferences and managing product teams for some of the world’s leading B2B media brands including The Economist, Informa and WBR. Certain that there was another way to generate valuable insight and networking for business communities away from the traditional conference model, Sally set up MAiNSAiL with the goal of driving innovation in the events industry. MAiNSAiL also provides consultancy to media owners who want to drive growth and innovation through communities and events and is the parent company of The Hive. 

Noj Mather

Co-founder & Commercial Director

Noj has a proven track record in building and driving commercial teams for leading media brands and companies including  Ziff Davis/ZDNet and WBR across a range of sectors from E-commerce and Magazine Publishing to Recruitment, Training and Events. Driven by the view that building genuine communities is the conduit to delivering real value to an industry, Noj set up MAiNSAiL to realise an ambition of breaking new ground within the events industry. MAiNSAiL also provides consultancy to media owners who want to drive growth and innovation through communities and events and is the parent company of The Hive. 

Julie Nicolas

Managing Director, The Finance Hive

Julie has founded conferences including the EMFX Trading Summit (London, New York, Singapore); PensionPioneers (London, Paris, Amsterdam); and the British Finance & Investment Students Conference. She also served as Senior Consultant to the Financial Times, John Locke Investments and before that Conference Director for TradeTech across Europe (FX, equities, clearing & settlement and derivatives). She started as an Executive in the World Trade Department at the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry and speaks French, Dutch, English, German and Portuguese. Julie was nominated for the Brummell "30 Ones to Watch" in 2016 has also won the LinkedIn UK Power Profile award for the finance industry.