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Business coaches and mentors

Our business coaches and mentors have a wealth of business knowledge. Their specialisms are within coaching, business development, productivity, and leadership.

Amanda Alexander

UK expert

Amanda is a multi-award-winning coach and has been hailed as one of the UK’s top life coaches by the UK press. She is an expert blogger for Psychologies Magazine, Working Mums, and Huffington Post. She is the founder of The Academy for Talented Women and has a 14-year history of helping women in business achieve professional and personal success. Amanda hosts the Inspiring Women Interviews, a podcast show in which she interviews female business leaders and change makers. Amanda believes that people - and businesses - grow from connection. If you’d like to schedule a conversation, please get in touch via email [email protected], phone +44 (0)7739 692989, or visit her website -




Anita Campbell

Global expert

Founder of Small Business Trends, the most popular, independent small-business blog and community on the Web. We help readers stay on top of trends in the small business market.

Also owner of, the premier social media and bookmarking site specifically for small businesses. Also CEO of, an international group blogging site for professionals and entrepreneurs.

Anita's services reach the North America region.




Antoinette Oglethorpe

UK expert

Antoinette is a talent development specialist who helps organisations get business results through the development of their leaders. She has provided elegantly simple solutions to key talent development challenges for a wide range of organisations. Those solutions include design and delivery of talent development strategies, executive coaching for leaders and leadership teams, design and delivery of leadership development programmes, and designing and implementing mentoring initiatives. To find out more about Antoinette, and read her blog, visit her website.




Antonia Chitty

UK expert

Antonia is an award-winning entrepreneur and author. She runs training and publishing business ACEInspire and her most recent books are Making Money Online (Hale books) and Blogging: The Essential Guide (Need2Know Books). She blogs at




Grace Marshall 

UK expert

Grace is a productivity coach and trainer who is passionate about helping busy businesses make the most of their time and their talent. She is the author of Amazon bestseller "21 Ways to Manage the Stuff That Sucks Up Your Time” and “How to be REALLY Productive: achieving clarity and getting results in a world where work never ends". She can be found at sharing clarity, sanity, and success strategies with entrepreneurs juggling business and family, and also as part of the Think Productive team of productivity ninjas delivering fun, practical productivity workshops to businesses and organisations across the Midlands.




Helen Lindop

UK expert

Helen is a tutorial video and course creator who helps you teach what you know with video. Whether that's creating a YouTube video for content marketing or an entire online course to sell, Helen can help you plan, edit, and record your video or online course. If you'd prefer not to do it all yourself, Helen has a range of done-for-you courses you can download and she can record voice-overs for you, too. With over ten years' experience in software training and her own series of online courses, Helen loves to help others share their knowledge and connect with their audience.




Jenny Garrett

UK expert

Jenny is an executive coach, speaker, and author of Rocking Your Role. She is a founder of Reflexion Associates, a leadership consultancy; and guest on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Jenny is passionate about challenging leaders to make a positive difference, motivating women to live their best life, and inspiring authentic leadership. Jenny mentors internationally for the Cherie Blair Foundation.




Joanne Sumner

UK expert

Joanne is an entrepreneur, trainer, and well-being expert. She runs a successful coaching, yoga and holistic therapy practice in west London specialising in teaching small business owners, teachers, health professionals and social workers how to relieve chronic stress and tension so they can live happier, healthier lives. She also dedicates time each week to supporting business women in west London to build intelligent, creative, and flexible businesses, drawing on her 7 year tenure as West London Regional Director of the Athena Network.




Julie Johnson

UK expert

Julie is a coach, speaker, and trainer offering a thoroughly fun approach to creating long-lasting change in your life and work. She helps micro business owners to grow their business, and supports managers and professionals to manage themselves, their people, and their time better. She also helps clients dealing with major life events to cope with stress and to think more positively about the future. Julie is the author of ‘Stepping into Success’, and she blogs and provides resources and courses at Julie Johnson's Success Club.




Sarah Hughes

UK expert

Sarah helps hard-working business owners with a £1-5m T/O who either feel stuck in their business or know deep down that it could be doing so much better. Regarded as The #1 Business Growth Expert, Sarah has developed The Winner’s Edge™, a mentoring programme that provides business owners with an ear, brain, and boot to help them achieve the business they dreamed of when they started it. Sarah loves providing practical insight that equips the owner manager with the skills, knowledge, confidence to overcome their blocks to growth and still LOVE working in their business. Sarah also specialises in mentoring couples in business.




Simon Barry

UK expert

Simon’s career has spanned twenty years and has covered financial services, telecommunications, start-ups, and SMEs. He has spent the last 10 years starting and building companies. He currently coaches and mentors startups at several accelerators and incubators and runs a startup incubator, Kipling and Kirby Ventures, where he specialises in operations and technology.