Making finance
truly inclusive

Affectionately known as the 'Rebel in a Suit', Joel partners with financial services firms, helping them
to develop inclusive finance and ESG solutions.

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Trusted by leading organisations

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Driving financial inclusion within ESG strategies

As a highly-regarded business leader, entrepreneur, public speaker and presenter, Joel is sought to advise on the creation and delivery of inclusive finance solutions.

Over the past 22 years, Joel has amassed award-winning expertise in balancing the power of business intelligence and financial risk, with sustainable EDI impact.

Pioneering change through inclusive fintech  

He has developed an international reputation for leading inclusive financial technology practices at C-Suite and senior management levels.

He was identified as one of the top 50 Most Influential Black Voices in UK tech, has been featured on the BBC, ITV alongside numerous podcasts and media sites.

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Award-winning inclusive thought leader

From providing consul to No.10 Downing Street business policy advisers, to public speaking on international stages, Joel is sought for his unique perspectives and neuro-diverse thinking on sustainable growth, through inclusive practices and solutions.

He was awarded an OBE for Services to Business Support and Enterprise in 2016.

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"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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