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.  



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The BizSmart approach had a clear focus but maintained flexibility to our needs and assisted with formulating constructive ways forward.

Philip King, ISWA Ltd

BizSmart facilitated discussion and emergence of a way forward from ourselves, without just telling us what to do.

Ann Robinson, Henwick Veterinary Surgery

Most of all I liked the value and the usefulness of the information and actions provided.

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