We are committed to supporting the British business community, and one of the ways we do this is our Business Experts programme. The programme recognises and rewards experts across the business community, and our experts are here to share their knowledge and experience in order to help your business grow profitably.
Hiroki co-founded GoCardless, making Direct Debit simpler for thousands of SMEs across the UK. Over the last 2 years, GoCardless has grown from a 3 person start up into a 25 person company backed by some of the world’s leading investors. Before founding GoCardless, Hiroki worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co, and studied Mathematics at Oxford University.
Nabeel is a part of GoCardless, making Direct Debit simpler for thousands of SMEs across the UK. Over the last 2 years, GoCardless has grown from a 3 person start up into a 25 person company backed by some of the world’s leading investors. Previously, Nabeel worked with businesses to improve their processes as a management consultant, and studied at Oxford University.
Angela is the founder of HR consultancy and HR franchise Crispin Rhodes, which guides small and medium businesses – and a number of major UK celebrities – through the maze of employment legislation. With over 28 years’ experience in HR management, Angela is one of the most respected and widely-referred professional HR consultants in the UK, and no client who has followed her advice has ever been successfully taken to an employment tribunal or fallen foul of an HR-related legal minefield.
Lilach is passionate about getting tangible results using social media. She is listed in Forbes as one of the top 20 women social media power influencers, and is the co-author of “Images that Influence” (Number One in its category on Amazon). Lilach is consulted by journalists and regularly quoted in newspapers on social media related matters, including (Forbes, Social Media Today, Prima Magazine, The Sunday Times and BBC Radio 5 Live ), and is a keynote speaker at business and marketing seminars.
Anil is the co-founder of MarketInvoice, an alternative to traditional bank products. At the forefront of a revolution in small business lending, it provides online invoice finance for SMEs. Since launching in 2011 it’s channelled over £50 million to UK SMEs. Anil has a background in private equity, working first with the Lehman Brothers Private Equity Group, and subsequently the investment bank Cogent Partners.
Co-founder of Cambridge Business Lounge, a Coworking Space, Incubation Hub and Business Training Centre in the heart of the city. Also Director of www.bizitalk.com, a unique social networking platform for micro businesses which is owned by its members. For more than 10 years I have trained and supported over 10,000 Start-Ups and Small Business across a variety of topics including Business Planning, Social Media Marketing and Networking and more. For more information, visit www.cambridgebusinesslounge.com.
I’m a web developer and digital marketer with a passion for building and marketing successful ecommerce websites. I’m the cofounder of a new social film site, http://www.filmhug.com/ and I have taken an active interest in startup businesses since my early teens, working on my own startups since the age of 16. I currently run a blog at http://www.theprojectspot.com/ where I share insight on business, programming and personal development.