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The UK Policy Team

Martin McTague

Martin McTague

Policy Director

Martin is the Policy Director for the Federation of Small Businesses. He currently owns and manages three businesses offering public policy, engineering and IT consultancy services. Martin leads the policy team to make sure small business issues are understood and represented in Westminster, Whitehall and Brussels.

Ben Francis

Ben Francis

Welsh Policy Unit Chair

A qualified solicitor, Ben is Director of family-owned house building business, Hygrove Homes. Based in Swansea, the property development and house building business has sites in England and Wales. Ben was the first recipient of the Francesca Kemp Community Award in recognition of his contribution to his local small business community.

Tina Mckenzie

Tina McKenzie

Northern Ireland Policy Chair

Tina has worked for more than 20 years in the human resource, recruitment and employment support sectors. As well as being the owner of a number of small businesses, her directorships include Staffline Ireland; Diamond Recruitment; Non-Executive Director for the Centre for Democracy and Peacebuilding; and she is the Honorary Consul for Finland in Belfast.

Tina’s contribution to the local business sector has been recognised by stakeholders across the island where she frequently contributes to crucial discussions on BBC and UTV about the local economy, helping shape understanding of the labour market and the contributions that the business sector makes

She is also a contributor to the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Framework and is frequently consulted on the health of the labour market in Northern Ireland and is a business mentor for Women in Business NI.


Andy Willox

Scottish Policy Convenor

Andy Willox is Aberdeenshire born and bred. After a civilian post with the Ministry of Defence, Andy established a cleaning and maintenance business in Aberdeen which now employs around 100 staff. Andy has specialist knowledge of procurement and employment issues. Andy is the FSB’s Scottish Policy Convenor and works closely with the Scottish Government. Andy has received an OBE for Services to small businesses.


Ken Moon

FSB Foreign Office and International Affairs Chairman

Ken Moon has extensive management experience gained both in the UK and overseas within manufacturing and construction, dealing with international supply chains, technology transfer and implementing structural and cultural change in large business organisations.

Ken now manages his own company, which he founded in 2001. The company began in the Health and Safety sector and then expanded into LGV driver and forklift truck training. Currently it provides training services to logistics businesses and industrial Health and Safety consultancy across a range of sectors including: manufacturing, retail, food premises, offices and the construction industry.

Ken is responsible for all EU and Internal Affairs work undertaken by FSB.