Meet the Team

Nick-PatricNick Patrick

International Trade Manager
t. + 44 (0)114 213 2991

The team, led by international trade manager Nick Patrick, combines decades of export, finance and business experience at the centre, which operates under the umbrella of the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce. International trade manager Nick Patrick – who joined the SITC in June 2014 – says: “The SITC team has the skills and expertise to help companies break into key markets around the world, get products abroad and grow sales.”

Melanie Rippon

International Trade Co-ordinator
t. + 44 (0)114 201 8924

SITC international trade support officer Melanie Rippon was recently promoted to International Trade Co-ordinator. She has a background in sales and property and current duties include organising SITC events, commercial services and export documentation certification.

JanetJanet Iceton

Export Documentation Advisor
t. + 44 (0)114 201 8939

Export documentation advisor Janet Iceton has over 25 years’ experience in processing export documents thanks to a seven-year stint with Sheffield Chamber and nearly 20 years at Lincoln Incorporated Chamber of Commerce.


Mel-RipponNicola Lomas

International Trade Support Officer
t. + 44 (0)114 201 8915

International trade support officer Nicola Lomas joined Sheffield Chamber in February 2013 in a maternity cover capacity in the accounts department. After completing training, she has now moved across to her export documentation role at the trade centre.

Yulia Briscoe

International Trade Administrator
t. + 44 (0)114 201 8888