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    The launch of the ABM Assessment Centre

    The launch was Thursday 6th 2018 December at the Business and IP Centre, British Library KX. The format of the day was A challenging panel interview with Professor David Clutterbuck and our Accreditation Officer Gaby Marcon Clarke An observed recorded mentoring session with a business owner from the British Library’s Innovate for Growth program Applicants. Read more Read more

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    Approved Member

    Name:Christine Butenuth
    Address:First Steps Limited
    Unit 17, Hurlingham Studios
    Ranelagh Gardens
    London Sw13 3pa
    Tel:0207 736 6889
    Expertise:Sales & Marketing, Operations, Information Technology, Business
    Rate:£100 per hour


    Since 2000 I have been running First Steps Limited, our small company, mainly working with geotechnical engineers. I have learned during these years that scientists, engineers and academics are rarely prepared to either create or run a business as this has not been part of their curriculum. But the need for this community to benefit from such knowledge is now more important than ever. So, coming from this community myself and having over ten years experience in running a company, I have trained to become a certified career and digital coach and am now a business mentor helping others succeed in the business world.

    I received my academic education from four different universities, my first degree in geology from the RWTH Aachen in Germany, followed by a Diplome in Geostatistics from the ENSMP Paris in France, then a PhD from Imperial College, London, UK and a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics from the Open University in the UK.


    Dipl. Geol. (RWTH Aachen, Germany), Diplome de Geostatistique (ENSMP Paris, France), PhD (Imperial College, France), Chartered Geologist (The Geological Society, London) and BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Statistics (Open University)

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