Victoria Usher

GingerMay

With the passionate belief that leadership carries the responsibility of empowering others, Victoria Usher, CEO and Founder of GingerMay – a multi-award winning, international PR consultancy established in 2010 – dedicates 10% of her very busy schedule to mentoring programmes. Whether nurturing industry professionals or supporting future leaders across the business, communications, and technology industries, Victoria is laser-focused on uplifting others with her experience.

Through the London Mayor’s International Business Programme, London & Partners, Victoria counsels over 100 businesses with seminars covering international business growth, gaining funding, and more. Additionally, Victoria mentors individuals starting their careers with ongoing monthly sessions, alongside leading speed mentoring group sessions discussing career growth, overcoming anxiety, and promotion. Since being established in 2011, The London & Partners Programme has contributed £1.5bn to London’s economy. When Founder and CEO of the Women in Tech Forum, Angie Vaux wanted to establish a global coaching platform for women in 2019, she consulted Victoria for guidance. Victoria mentored her and helped her set up a business that now empowers women’s success in the technology industry. In April 2020, Victoria joined its first virtual conference to advise international businesses on leveraging PR for global growth. Within the advertising industry, Victoria is also a Marketing Committee Member for the International Advertising Association. In 2020, she moderated its virtual PAC event to support and guide future talent. Drawing from a unique cross-section of experience in international PR, marketing communications, and technology, Victoria continuously offers a wealth of expertise to multiple industries.