Executive Advisors

Fatima Patel

Fatima Patel is Managing Director of media company, RF Publishing Ltd, who publish the north’s leading Asian news title Asian Standard Newspaper, the title is currently available as a regional title for Bradford, Kirklees and the North East, with plans to launch a further 7 titles by end of 2025.

The media entrepreneur also has an online media platform called Asian Sunday Online, which is one of the most influential online news platforms platforming Britain’s South Asian community, with a range of new video content, such as a chat show called Let’s Talk and a cooking show called Simmering Sunday.

Among other professional credits, Fatima is also founder and Chief Executive of the Inspirational Women’s Foundation a not for profit organisation to platform and lobby for women’s equality.

Harry Gration MBE

Is a veteran BBC broadcaster with a glittering broadcasting career spanning six decades.

Hannah Cockroft MBE

The Team GBR wheelchair racer and TV presenter otherwise known as ‘Hurricane Hannah’ is a 5 x Paralympic Champion, 12 x World Champion and T34 World Record Holder.

Haddy Folivi

Haddy is an international communications specialist, with excellent relationships with publications including Forbes magazine and CNBC.

Ann Gordon

Ann is a retail pioneer with a strong and proven track record of transformative change at brands such as Topshop, River Island and House of Fraser, in addition to supporting work with Debenhams and Marks & Spencer.