About our Core Advisors


BizSmart’s Core Advisors are all experienced


BizSmart’s Core Advisors are all experienced business owners from a wide range of backgrounds. Between them, they have helped hundreds of business owners to put in place the basics that have enabled them to grow their businesses in a sustainable way. If you access our Wingman service, you’ll be allocated the advisor who is the best fit for your business and can provide you with advice, guidance and accountability to help you grow your business. All of our Core Advisors still run their own businesses. They don’t claim to have “made it” – they’re constantly learning more about growing a sustainable business and are keen to share their mistakes as well as their triumphs to help you on your path to success.


Melanie Hawkett

Melanie's core experience is in procurement and in particular developing purchasing strategies, processes & procedures for both corporate and SME businesses. Melanie has a strong commercial sense and thrives on the ability to connect people, create opportunities and solve problems. Over the past two years Melanie has gained further experience specifically in lead generation strategies and business development. Her combined…

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All BizSmart Core Advisors


Our core advisors are seasoned professionals with wide ranging business experience, and they continue

to run their own businesses. Using tried and tested techniques they’ve helped hundreds of business

owners to grow their sales figures, their staff numbers and ultimately their businesses.  



Don't just take our word for it

I’ve really valued the thorough and tailored approach to my business and being able to clearly work though ideas, resulting in a strong growth plan. This would have been a difficult task on my own.

Craig Teague, The Worcester Directory

The advice and action plans have been specifically tailored to our company via careful and well thought out processes to identify our needs.

Shona Grinyer, Retro Rocket Ltd

It was great to have a sounding block and someone I trusted to question my thoughts and decisions. Also what worked great for me was to have someone make me accountable for my set deadlines!

Tim Pearce, Focus Accountancy