Our Team

Berni Whitaker

Centre Manager

Berni is an exceptional centre manager with overall strategic responsibility for the running of Evolve Business Centre, Washington Business Centre and Sunderland Software Centre, and their operational teams. Always professional, knowledgeable and discrete, and with excellent interpersonal skills, Berni thrives on building strong tenant relationships and ensuring the centres are run to a top class standard with highly satisfied businesses and visitors.

Melissa Musther

Assistant Centre Manager

Melissa is primarily based at Sunderland Software Centre with support provided to Washington Business Centre and Evolve Business Centre. With a strong skill set she ensures the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the centre to an excellent standard and provides onsite support to tenants and businesses.

Jessica Cook Front of House Co-Ordinator

Jessica Cook

Front of House Coordinator

Jessica provides a professional and warm welcome to all visitors and occupants of the Centre, and is always on hand to answer general queries and offer assistance.
She offers strong administration and organisational skills, and a high standard of facilities and building management to ensure that the Business Centre meets customer expectations.

Our Business Centres

Sunderland’s outstanding portfolio of business centres are home to some of the most notable companies in the region. With a range of contemporary office spaces, flexible collaboration spaces, media suites, conference facilities and meeting rooms, the centres are home to a diverse range of start-ups, scale-ups and mature teams, representing Sunderland’s most thriving business sectors.