The Big Lemon CIC are delighted to extend a big welcome to Norman Baker, previously MP for Lewes, Transport Minister and more recently the Chair of Bus Users UK, who has joined them as Managing Director for Brighton & Hove.
Norman has dedicated his life to his community, serving the people of the Lewes area for many years as their MP, and more recently bus users across the country as Transport Minister and as Chair of Bus Users UK.
The appointment is part of The Big Lemon’s ambition to develop a national network of locally-owned social enterprises providing affordable public transport, with zero-emissions vehicles powered by renewable energy.
Speaking of his appointment, Norman said “I am delighted to be joining The Big Lemon, which has gone from strength to strength in recent times. I feel particularly at home with its strong environmental approach, showing you can run a successful business in an ethical manner”
Founder & CEO Tom Druitt said “We’d be hard-pressed to find a stronger champion for better and more sustainable bus services to lead our organisation in Brighton & Hove, and we’re very much looking forward to working together!”
The Big Lemon CIC
1- Winner, Green Business Award & Innovation Award, Brighton & Hove Independent Business Awards 2016
2 – Winner, Green Business Award, Best Place to Work, & Business of the Year, Brighton & Hove Business Awards 2016
3 – Social Enterprise of the Year, UK Social Enterprise Awards 2016