Get to know our qualified business advisors - TDA Business

Our Advisors

Get to know our accredited business advisors who can offer you practical advice and support. 


Meet the team

Kim Thornton

Kim Thornton Business Advisor

Kim brings her experience as an enterprise advisor and publican to support start up and growing businesses.

Nick Williams

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.

Sophie Bower
Sophie Bower Millie & Me

Thank you for an illuminating and helpful workshop. All aspects covered were useful and I hope to put them into practice quickly.

Michael Werbicki
Michael Werbicki


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