Nicola Mitchell, Managing Director
Business entrepreneur having run three start-up companies since the age of 28, each of which delivered outstanding profitable performance from year one and none of which have ever had any debts. Every new business pitch Nicola has made has been won!
If your business is struggling to stay in profit, reduce costs and increase new business then Nicola is the best business strategist and coach you could possibly hope for.
Former Marketing Board Director of two of the main financial services portals: The Exchange and AssureWeb, Nicola has over 20 years financial marketing & PR experience. In her role as Managing Director, she also makes valuable use of her extensive contacts across the financial intermediary and ecommerce sector. Originally trained as a journalist by the BBC, Nicola has provided strategic marketing and PR services to over 50 financial companies including Ernst & Young, IBM, Standard Life and many IFA firms and organisations.
Kim North – IFA & Technical Consultant
Kim has been an independent financial adviser for over 20 years and was formerly head of consultancy at Citigate. Much of Kim’s work is as a technical and compliance consultant but she regularly appears as an industry speaker, journalist and commentator in The Telegraph, Star, Radio 4 Money Box and BBC Working Lunch programmes. She is currently doing lots of RDR preparedness consultancy and research.
Chris Baigent-Reed – Strategy & Technology Consultant
Chris has extensive experience in the technology and financial services sector and works with Adviser firms, Technology companies and Wrap platforms providing a range of services from technology strategy, reviews and tender processes, business planning workshops, RDR readiness and project management support. Chris has wide ranging skills and ensures the businesses she works with achieve their desired outcomes. Previously Chris was Head of Client Engagement at Avelo before becoming a consultant in Financial Services.