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Anton Chernikov

Anton Chernikov

The Exponentials

Founder

John really accelerated our growth

I have been able to scale my business within the past 6 months faster than I had ever hoped for! His savvy advice and powerful introductions have been the rocket fuel that we needed to get our company off the ground.

John Hunt

John Hunt

Archimedia

Founder

James Johnston

James Johnston

Open Utility

Co-Founder

Chris was so insightful

Chris was incredibly insightful in what to look for in an angel investment round. It's not just about the money, it's just as important to build a team of mentors who can help you with different aspects of growing the business.

Chris Gorell Barnes

Chris Gorell Barnes

Adjust Your Set

Founder & CEO

Juan Guerra

Juan Guerra

Studentfunder

Founder

Charles had the perfect advice!

We've been shooting for the stars now and getting closer and closer. Our aims and achievements would otherwise be a mere fraction of that. This has been a simple, but transformational experience.

Charles Mindenhall

Charles Mindenhall

Blenheim Chalcot

Co-Founder

Catriona Maclay

Catriona Maclay

The Hackney Pirates

Founding Director

A great chance to talk through ideas

Jenny was really enthusiastic in her support and generous with her ideas and contacts. It was really great to talk through our ideas and get some feedback and input.

Jenny Halpern Prince

Jenny Halpern Prince

Halpern Limited

CEO

Ben Moore

Ben Moore

Art Below

Co-Founder

Her experience and clarity was really helpful

Jenny was very observant, intuitive and was able to form a realistic picture of where I was at quite quickly.

As leading figure in the area of public relations she has a lot of valuable experience and the clarity of mind to be able to share that experience in an easily accessible way.

Jenny Halpern Prince

Jenny Halpern Prince

Halpern Limited

CEO

Robert Stephenson

Robert Stephenson

BlastBeat

Director General

Just priceless!

Meeting Sir Charles Dunstone and having an hour of his undivided attention, opinions, insights and advice was just priceless and has affected and informed my business plan going forward. This would not have happened without Expert Impact, so thank you so much to them and of course to Sir Charles.

Sir Charles Dunstone

Sir Charles Dunstone

Carphone Warehouse, Talk Talk, The Prince's Trust

Chairman

Tom Brundage

Tom Brundage

Specialisterne

Managing Director

Great introductions!

Chris showed a keen understanding of our venture, and is now introducing us to several key potential stakeholders who can help us expand our business in the UK.

Chris Gorell Barnes

Chris Gorell Barnes

Adjust Your Set

Founder & CEO

Tom Whicher

Tom Whicher

DrDoctor

Co-Founder

Great advice

Charles gave us some fantastic advice and it was great to quiz someone who has his range of experience in a number of different sectors and settings

Charles Mindenhall

Charles Mindenhall

Blenheim Chalcot

Co-Founder

Mike Britton

Mike Britton

Goodwill Solutions

Managing Director

The match was there

Sir Charles has grown a small business into a huge commercial success - something I am trying to do - so getting his advice on our plans to scale was incredibly valueable. 

Sir Charles Dunstone

Sir Charles Dunstone

Carphone Warehouse, Talk Talk, The Prince's Trust

Chairman

Arthur Kay

Arthur Kay

Bio-Bean

Founder & CEO

Just fantastic

It was absolutely incredible to get so much of Sir Charles' time. He brings years of experience and a huge amount of success to the table. It was great to be able to ask for his advice on how to make my business a success. 

Sir Charles Dunstone

Sir Charles Dunstone

Carphone Warehouse, Talk Talk, The Prince's Trust

Chairman

Neil Daly

Neil Daly

Skin Analytics

CEO

Meeting Jenny was so valuable

Expert Impact gave me an amazing opportunity to get advice from some of Britain's best business minds. In my opinion, that is the most valuable thing you can get for your company.

Jenny Halpern Prince

Jenny Halpern Prince

Halpern Limited

CEO

Ben Meaker

Ben Meaker

Nice & Serious

Co-Founder & Director

Chris' advice was invaluable

He was able to look at my vision for the company and tell me how he thinks we can get there based on his own experience as a successful entrepreneur. His first hand advice was brilliant! 

Chris Gorell Barnes

Chris Gorell Barnes

Adjust Your Set

Founder & CEO

Melissa Woolford

Melissa Woolford

Museum of Architecture

Founder & Director

This is a great idea

It was great meeting John, I learnt lots about other businesses and would love to be able to have more sessions as we grow! 

John Hunt

John Hunt

Archimedia

Founder

Adam Ball

Adam Ball

Concept Cupboard

General Manager

A great session!

Gi is a through and through entrepreneur with lots of experience in the area I'm working in. He had great insights for me and my business. 

Gi Fernando

Gi Fernando

FreeFormers

Founder

Tom Hooper

Tom Hooper

Third Space Learning

Founder

I really enjoyed meeting Gi

Gi was incredibly helpful. I really enjoyed talking to Gi and discussing the nature of being an entrepreneur and what goes with it. His message was that if you are doing something worth doing then there is going to be risk - embrace it!

Gi Fernando

Gi Fernando

FreeFormers

Founder

Leigh Daynes

Leigh Daynes

Doctors of the World UK

Executive Director

Alex had such useful insights

Alex read my organisation and our key challenges really well. His insight and feedback - delivered in a constructive and considered way - will certainly help me reframe the challenges I face in my role and will enable us to move forward.

Alex van Someren

Alex van Someren

Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd

Managing Partner, Seed Funds

Adi Kasliwal

Adi Kasliwal

Speakset

Co-Founder

A fantastic experience!

Alex constructed a perfect world for our business to exist in and helped us think about how to create that world. - A fantastic experience!

Alex van Someren

Alex van Someren

Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd

Managing Partner, Seed Funds

Rajeev Nayyar

Rajeev Nayyar

Fixflo

Co-Founder

Alex's advice was incredibly valuable!

This was an incredibly valuable hour of discussion with an expert in my field in which we cut through the detail to the underlying business model and opportunities for improvement.

Alex van Someren

Alex van Someren

Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd

Managing Partner, Seed Funds

Jill Hodges

Jill Hodges

Fire Tech Camp

Founder

This is a fantastic opportunity!

How often do you get an hour of someones time who has already done what you are trying to do and is willing to share their thoughts with you? Gi's feedback was super helpful. 

Gi Fernando

Gi Fernando

FreeFormers

Founder

Mark Harvey

Mark Harvey

Internews Europe

ex-Executive Director

Kudos to Expert Impact...

...for convening the aspiring with the wise achievers, and for matching me so well with a somebody with such insights into what I need to focus on!

John Hunt

John Hunt

Archimedia

Founder

Jeremy Jauncey

Jeremy Jauncey

Tictrac

Co-Founder

Perfect matching!

David works in my industry, has significant experience with growing companies and established ones both in the UK and the US. He was able to give me direct, to the point feedback that helped greatly with my business. It was time very well spent and much appreciated!

David Giampaolo

David Giampaolo

Pi Capital

CEO

Max Henderson

Max Henderson

Hotpod Yoga

Co-Founder

A really fantastic opportunity..

...to talk to a genuine expert in our field - whether it leads directly to great things, or whether it ends simply with the one hour session, it's completely invaluable.

David Giampaolo

David Giampaolo

Pi Capital

CEO

Dave Fidler

Dave Fidler

Fidler Music

Director

Really insightful and extremely helpful!

David quickly summarized what the main priorities for my business were and went on to give a detailed plan on how to best implement the changes needed for my company to thrive. Thank you very much!

David Taylor

David Taylor

The Brandgym

Founding & Managing Partner

Kirsty Anne Pugh

Kirsty Anne Pugh

The Alternative School

Founder

Really inspirational session!

David was easy to engage with, down to earth and proactive with suggestions and ideas on how to improve our brand awareness. I'm now looking forward to getting on the train to read his book and blogs!

David Taylor

David Taylor

The Brandgym

Founding & Managing Partner

Dr James Lott

Dr James Lott

Working Knowledge

Co Founder & Managing Director

Thank you.

Jenny was both insightful and perceptive about my business and offered me real value in her advice.

Expert Impact provided me with a truly valuable experience today.

Jenny Halpern Prince

Jenny Halpern Prince

Halpern Limited

CEO

Erika Brodnock

Erika Brodnock

Karisma Kidz

Chief Superhero

Jenny was phenomenal...

...Well connected, insightful and completely understanding of what I do and am trying to achieve. I left the meeting feeling energised and delighted that I will be staying in contact with Jenny going forward.

Jenny Halpern Prince

Jenny Halpern Prince

Halpern Limited

CEO

Caroline Leroi

Caroline Leroi

The Hive

Founding Director

A huge Thank You..

..to Jenny for meeting with me today. Her no nonsense approach, focus on relentlessness and effective salesmanship as well as great connections made the session invaluable.

Jenny Halpern Prince

Jenny Halpern Prince

Halpern Limited

CEO

Olivia Sibony

Olivia Sibony

Grub Club

Co-Founder

Invaluable!

Chris was incredibly welcoming and approachable yet focused and professional. He was able to zone in on key elements of my business that needed refining, to help define the long term strategy. His experience and insight were invaluable and gave me clear ideas of actionable next steps to define where the business could go next.

Chris Gorell Barnes

Chris Gorell Barnes

Adjust Your Set

Founder & CEO

Anna Hill

Anna Hill

Thames Deckway

Co-Founder

Great feedback & insight

Chris' values were well aligned with a passionate interest in marine conservation and the environment and he had the vision to see the international potential and scalable growth for our social environmental impact clean technology company.

Chris Gorell Barnes

Chris Gorell Barnes

Adjust Your Set

Founder & CEO

Mike Buonaiuto

Mike Buonaiuto

SHAPE History

Founder & Executive Director

A great session

Our session with Chris helped us discover areas for growth with our Creative Studio for Social Impact, which we'd not considered before. In all stages of running a business, learning is crucial, but we certainly appreciate how helpful learning is in the early stages. Thank you!

Chris Gorell Barnes

Chris Gorell Barnes

Adjust Your Set

Founder & CEO

Juliana Zarate

Juliana Zarate

Mucho

Co-Founder

Focused, efficient and priceless

John is not only supremely focused, he is also greatly relatable and keeps the mission of the business in mind throughout the conversion. Quickly pin pointing a pressing need of our business and thinking how he could add value on a specific issue was priceless.

John Hunt

John Hunt

Archimedia

Founder

Kenny Ewan

Kenny Ewan

WeFarm

CEO & Founder

Insightful and so helpful

The most useful hour of advice I have had all year. I took a huge amount of insight from the session and am very much looking forward to staying in touch.

John Hunt

John Hunt

Archimedia

Founder

Jenny Dawson

Jenny Dawson

Rubies in the Rubble

Founder

Thank you!

Julian was wonderfully honest and had an amazing empathy and understanding for our position. He was a great listener with ideas that felt balanced and achievable for us. We really valued his time. 

Julian Metcalfe

Julian Metcalfe

itsu

Founder

Matt Sadler

Matt Sadler

Two Fingers Brewing Co

Co-Founder

Everything you could ask for.

Julian is everything you could ask for in an expert: accomplished, bright, friendly, fair, honest and enthusiastic. I've come away with bags of ideas, energy and determination to bring back to the team.

Julian Metcalfe

Julian Metcalfe

itsu

Founder

Caroline Angus

Caroline Angus

The Gravity Light Foundation

Co-Founder and Commercial Director

Reassuring and liberating advice.

Julian offered reassuring and liberating advice - being an entrepreneur is organised chaos! It was a pleasure to learn from such a serially successful entrepreneur and hear his tips on how to take GravityLight to the next stage.

Julian Metcalfe

Julian Metcalfe

itsu

Founder

Dr Miriam Silver

Dr Miriam Silver

Life Psychol Ltd

Director

So helpful!

Carrie was was a very authentic person to connect with, who clearly cared about families and making a difference in the world. She was fantastically supportive and full of practical suggestions. It was great to have my business ideas and the value of the project affirmed, and to think about the practical steps forward to turn it into a profitable company.

Carrie Longton

Carrie Longton

Mumsnet

Co-Founder

Vicky Charlesworth

Vicky Charlesworth

Food for Kids

Founder

A brilliant hour

Carrie immediately understood the issues I was facing, simplified my strategy and offered a great sounding board for my ideas.

Carrie Longton

Carrie Longton

Mumsnet

Co-Founder

Simon Graffy

Simon Graffy

LRTT

Director

Helpful introductions

It was great to meet with John. He asked thought provoking questions cutting through to the issues that matter for us at the moment. He offered helpful introductions I look forward to keeping him up to date as LRTT grows.

John Frieda

John Frieda

John Frieda Hair Care

Creator

Eamonn Madden

Eamonn Madden

Inspirational Youth

Co-Founder

Helped me identify weakness

Spending time with Nick was valuable as it allowed me to identify the weaknesses in the business and his personal traits for success.

Nick Wheeler

Nick Wheeler

Charles Tyrwhitt

Founder

Rich Grahame

Rich Grahame

Settle

Founder

Practical advice on where to focus

It's hard to find someone who gets what starting up a social enterprise is like. Karen immediately understood the challenges I was grappling with and was able to offer me practical advice on where I need to focus on. She got to the crux of the matter within 20 minutes and I came out of the session with new energy and determination to take my social enterprise to the next level.

Karen Lynch

Karen Lynch

Belu Water Ltd

CEO

Rebecca Dove

Rebecca Dove

Hubbub Enterprise

Managing Director

Really inspiring!

My session with Karen Lynch was really inspiring, we covered loads of ground and she's given me really clear tools and advice in response to the business challenges I shared. I feel well-equipped and excited to progress with the next steps around strategy development and Hubbub's value proposition.

Karen Lynch

Karen Lynch

Belu Water Ltd

CEO

Mursal Hedayat

Mursal Hedayat

Chatterbox

Founder

Extremely useful advice

Karen understood the architecture of my business at record speed. The rest of our session was filled with extremely useful advice and questions supported by her evidently impressive understanding of commerce.

Karen Lynch

Karen Lynch

Belu Water Ltd

CEO

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