Get to know our accredited business advisors who can offer you practical advice and support.
Meet the team
Kim Thornton Business Advisor
Kim brings her experience as an enterprise advisor and publican to support start up and growing businesses.
Liz Edwards Senior Business Advisor
Senior Advisor Liz ran our dedicated retailer support programme, Shop Up The High Street through 2015/16 . As well as supporting retail businesses, Liz also has a wealth of business support experience.
Nick Williams Business Advisor
Nick is an experienced business advisor and trainer specialising in start ups, with an executive background in manufacturing sales and marketing.
Alan Smith Business Advisor
Alan Smith is a very experienced Business Development Manager & former Trainer, retail specialist and new Business Advisor.
Phil Riste Business Advisor
Bridgwater based Phil Riste is the newest member of the team. He has a varied background including Sales, Recruitment and Employment.
Our success was contributed to in no small way by the business advice and support we received from our advisor, Liz Edwards. Her knowledge, experience and unwavering encouragement helped many small businesses get off the ground.
Thank you for an illuminating and helpful workshop. All aspects covered were useful and I hope to put them into practice quickly.