Introducing … our fabulous team

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing you to some of the fantastic people who work at Core.

First up is Becci Smith, Estates Team Leader

What do you enjoy most about your job?

I love the variety, from working in the office, to being out on site meeting clients, to working alongside our cleaning team. Everyday is different!

When you’re not at work what do you enjoy doing?

I like to relax by doing jigsaws, watching movies, and eating lots of good food.

Favourite book/film?

I’ve never been into watching many films, but recently I’ve had access to Disney Plus which has opened up a whole new world!

What’s the best thing about living in Calderdale/Kirklees?

I love that you the countryside is so close to the built up areas. You can be out in the hills in a matter of minutes.   

Describe Core in 3 words:

Supportive, Efficient & Reliable.


Meet Dominika , Associate Director of Finance

What do you enjoy most about your job?

I enjoy fast paced environment and diversity of my role; it is a perfect place to learn something new every day.

When you’re not at work what do you enjoy doing?

I like hiking and discovering beautiful English countryside.

Favourite book/film?

Little Prince

What’s the best thing about living in Calderdale/Kirklees?

Amazing countryside and fantastic people.

Describe Core in 3 words

Diverse, honest, friendly


Meet Becky Hextall, Associate Director

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Problem solving, working on the best solution to help the client run their business and assists in solving some of their service headaches.

When you’re not at work what do you enjoy doing? Spending time with my family, especially my daughters I love films, cooking and reading, when I have time

Favourite film?

Rocky Movies – especially Rocky IV

What’s the best thing about living in Calderdale/Kirklees?

The Views and friendly people

Describe Core in 3 words:

Family, Professional and Ethical


Meet Dru Widdowson

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Helping clients get the best energy contracts for their business. I have been helping companies now save money on their energy for the last 10 years and I love it.

When you’re not at work what do you enjoy doing?

Spending time with family, friends and holidaying in France. I really enjoy the Gym too. I also get roped into going to the Skatepark with my youngest daughter on a regular basis.

Favourite book/film?

Nineteen Eighty-Four, Once Upon a Time in America & Band of Brothers (Series)

What’s the best thing about living in Calderdale/Kirklees?

Living right on the foot of the Pennines, sandwiched nicely between Manchester and Leeds, plus there is loads of great businesses here to go and present our services to.

Describe Core in 3 words:

Ethical, Honest, Local.


Meet Sophie Fox

What do you enjoy most about your job?

That everyday is different

When you’re not at work what do you enjoy doing?

Walking my dog with my family, going for meals with friends and baking

Favourite book/film?

My favourite book at the moment is The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

Films – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Me Before You

What’s the best thing about living in Calderdale/Kirklees? 

The countryside

Describe Core in 3 words:

Friendly, thoughtful and professional


Meet Anthea Beck

What do you enjoy most about your job?  

Busy with lots of variety.  Love all my colleagues.

When you’re not at work what do you enjoy doing?  

Walking and spending time with my family and friends, Love my holidays abroad.

Favourite book/film?  Favourite book   

I love fantasy books I read to escape and relax.  My favourite if I had to choose would be theKushiel’s Legacy series fantasy novels by Jacqueline Carey,

What’s the best thing about living in Calderdale/Kirklees? 

Surrounded by such beautiful countryside.  Perfect for my walking.

Describe Core in 3 words:  

Progressive, Caring and Professional


Meet Lucy Roberts

What do you enjoy most about your job?

The people I work with.

When you’re not at work what do you enjoy doing?

Meeting up with friends and family. Also going on holiday.

Favourite book/film?

The film 50 first dates.

What’s the best thing about living in Calderdale/Kirklees? 

The scenery.

Describe Core in 3 words:

Friendly, helpful and inspiring.


Meet James Scott (our man in Portugal!)

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Talking to potential customers and offering them a competitive price which hopefully saves them money.

When you’re not at work what do you enjoy doing?

Playing golf, walking the dogs, watching Leeds United

Favourite book/film?

Back to the Future, Stephen King novels

What’s the best thing about living in Portugal

The sun of course, the people, the life style

Describe Core in 3 words:

Make it Happen


Meet Rebecca Rooney

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Decision Making- looking at all the possibilities and weighing up the best way to move forward.

When you’re not at work what do you enjoy doing?

Family meals, all sat together enjoying good grub and the best company.

Favourite book/film?

The Secret Garden- I love how the book is about nurturing in order grow, not just a beautiful garden but beautiful relationships.

What’s the best thing about living in Calderdale/Kirklees? 

The countryside- Vast rolling hills.

Describe Core in 3 words:

Committed, Effective, Resourceful

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