Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee brings together thought leaders, senior leading professionals, entrepreneurs and allies of the black business community to help shape and deliver the most influential and powerful UK Black Business Week imaginable.

Adrian Grant

Producer at Baronet Entertainment & Founder of Thriller Live

Cecil Peters

Executive Director at JP Morgan

Demi Ariyo

Founder & CEO of Lendoe

James McGough

Managing Director at Clarion Events

Maria Purcell

Head of SMB & MidMarket Sales EMEA & AUS, Reddit

Rondette Amoy Smith

PHR Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Nomura

Ama Ocansey

UK Head of Diversity & Inclusion at BNP Paribas

David McQueen

Professional, Speaker & Coach

Dwain Reid

Founder of Wealth First & Motivational Speaker

Kofi Kusitor MBE

Founder of Colourful Radio

Mark Martin MBE

Founder of UK Black Tech

Sharniya Ferdinand

Business Inclusion Programme Manager at NatWest Commercial Banking

Annika Allen

Co- Founder of Black Magic Awards

Dawn Osbourne

Founder & Chair of Adobe’s Black Employee Network EMEA

Izzy Obeng

Entrepreneur & Managing Director of Foundervine

Marc Abraham

Head of Product - Engagement at ASOS

Ronke Lawal

PR Consultant & Founder of Ariatu PR