Organisation:Erika launched Spring in 2006. Three years later it hit the Design Week UK Top 100 and this year was voted in the UK Top 10 by its industry peers. Spring is also the 'Most Innovative Employer' in the east of England, thanks to staff perks including shareholdings, the Spring Hero lectures and free gym sessions. Working with clients including Bollinger, EDF Energy, Archant and Thwaites, Erika is a stickler for quality, results and creative open mindedness. She advocates that all Springers aspire to 'Be Extraordinary'. Erika also sits on the board of the Design Business Association and New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. Her focus in both of these organisations is advocacy and reputation, economic growth, education and skills and Economic Equality.