Executive Board Advisor,
Keynote Speaker & 

Joel challenges the traditional cultures of global corporates and helps them to implement inclusive access to finance and business support practices!

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Trusted by leading organisations

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Executive Board Advisor

Joel Blake O.B.E specialises in guiding organisations through the pivotal shift from traditional to inclusive cultures.

With over two decades of expertise, he skillfully navigates the delicate balance between driving commercial growth and cultivating sustainable, inclusive practices within finance and business support solutions.

Joel's distinctive insights and pragmatic approach are highly sought-after by board executives looking to inspire innovation and develop solutions that pave the way for both organisational and social impact.

International Keynote Speaker on Inclusive Finance and Technology

With expertise within fintech and inclusive capital, Joel is often sought to help organisations feel more confident around enhancing their financial support models in modern times.

He was recognised as one of the UK's Top 50 Most Influential Black Voices in UK tech, has collaborated with global technology and business institutions, and has been featured in numerous podcasts and media sites.

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Business Leader and inspiring entrepreneur

Joel is a true trailblazer in the world of sustainable finance and inclusive business growth solutions, uniquely merging lived experiences with significant commercial and strategic acumen.

With a remarkable track record, Joel has been the trusted advisor to influential policy makers at No. 10 Downing Street, as well as top-tier corporations and government entities.

His captivating presence on international stages, marked by his real and authentic insights, underscores his unwavering commitment to advancing global financial inclusion, with many awards and accolades, including an OBE for Services to Business Support and Enterprise in 2016.

"Joel is a credible business leader and entrepreneur, who uniquely combines a purpose for positive change with a clear commercial focus. He is also a pleasure to work with!"

Julie Baker

Head of Enterprise and Partnerships and Climate Change
NatWest Group

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"Joel is flexible and innovative and able to draw upon a broad network and specific experience, that makes him an excellent business partner!"

Aaron Reid

Director of Sustainability
Morgan Sindall

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"Joel delivers with passion, energy and a sense of humility, in a truly authentic way. If you are considering working with Joel, I firmly believe that you will benefit as a result!"

Debbie Chilton

Branch Manager,
Handelsbanken (Hertford)

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