Meet Our Team

  • Lateef Badat

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    Also known as ‘Ninja’

    Lateef BadatBoost Advisor

    SFEDI / IOEE Accredited Business Advisor. Many years’ experience providing business advice, mentoring & coaching support. Qualified Life Coach and NLP Master Practitioner with a focus on helping entrepreneurs perfect their pitching, presenting and public speaking, underpinned by networking and sales.

  • Nina Khan

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    I'm the Queen of networking

    Nina KhanCommunity Projects Officer

    Supports programmes aimed at reducing poverty and helping to improve the lives of people.

  • Phil Keeling

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    A keen golfer and football fan.

    Phil KeelingBoost Advisor

    An experienced professional with a career spanning banking, accountancy, business development, coaching and corporate finance. An excellent communicator who builds strong and long-lasting relationships with clients. Able to identify key issues in helping businesses realise their full potential.

  • Rafik Adam

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    I am a Magistrate

    Rafik AdamCEO

    A very experienced and focused chief executive, demonstrating a strong track record of achievement and sustained success within specialist sectors including; International Trade, Business Support, Regeneration, Economic Development and Public Sector.

  • Rizwana Adam

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    I am an identical twin!

    Rizwana AdamOffice Manager

    An accomplished office manager with strong background in customer service. An entrepreneurial individual who has started and run a number of businesses. Passionate community activist organising teams of volunteers to deliver community development projects locally.

  • Sarah Walmsley

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    I am a fully qualified Glass Blower

    Sarah WalmsleyAssociate

    An experienced business advisor having supported and signposted over 600 companies and entrepreneurs to various means of support, funding, apprenticeships, mentoring, coaching, workshops & networking. Has also started and developed her own high growth business, enabling her to understand the needs of businesses.

  • Stephen Leishman

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    I have a pilots license!

    Stephen LeishmanAssociate

    With over 34 years, hands on experience of sales & customer service and still selling today, having held international positions across Africa, South America and Europe. A very capable and dynamic business growth coach and mentor, along with delivering interactive and thought-provoking  workshops.

  • Tony Roberts


    I've done nearly 4000 mountain bike miles

    Tony RobertsOperations Manager

    Experienced business professional with a demonstrated history of working in the business support and financial services industries. Skilled in Business Planning, Banking, Coaching, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Planning. Strong community and social services focus with a Level 7 - Post Graduate Certificate focused in Executive Coaching & Leadership Mentoring from Institute of Leadership & Management.

  • Zynul Ahmed

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    I spend £85 per month on COFFEE!

    Zynul AhmedAssociate

    An experienced company director and a SFEDI accredited Business adviser, trainer, mentor, specialising in Strategy, Social Enterprise Development, Company restructuring and growth businesses and have worked and supported over 500 businesses, helping them to start , grow and develop a structure suited to their individual needs.