Joel is a multi-award-winning businessman, speaker and facilitator. He has over 15 years of experience in harnessing entrepreneurship as a tool for business leadership and developing innovative workforces.
In 2007, he founded www.cultiv8solutions.com a boutique diversity and talent management consultancy for the professional services and higher education sectors. He is also the founding CEO of early stage fintech startup FeeLYX.com.
His passion for entrepreneurial leadership led to the creation of The Midlands CSR Summit, an annual think-tank for the Top 100 cross sector business leaders in the region. Joel has also authored independent reports on the needs of small business owners for the government and financial institutions.
He is a non-executive director, a Fellow of the Centre for Entrepreneurs and was awarded an OBE in 2016 for Services to Business Support and Enterprise.