South West Region

 Name
Nic

 Position
Regional Director

We have more than 150 Advisors available for clients

Meet some of our Advisors local to the South West Region below

 Name
Alex

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Mark

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Paul

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Frances

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Elliot

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Nick

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Simon

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Thomas

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Andrew

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Dougal

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Isabel

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Stewart

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Patrick

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Damian

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

Introduction to the South West Region

South West is home to at least 5.7 million residents, 81.1% of whom are working age. It is positioned as the fastest growing region in England after London.

Southwest is known to have the most enchanting spots and popular holiday destinations in England such as Dorset, Devon and Cornwall attracting an estimate of 23 million tourists yearly. This is the part of England where you could see how the Romans relaxed back in the day at the world-renowned Roman Baths and Temple. Another famous attraction is the iconic monument, Stonehenge.

The core businesses of South West are Tourism, Logistics, Fishing, Communications, Renewable Energy, Advanced Manufacturing including Aerospace, Creative Industries and Military.

Many business start-ups choose South West because it is a hotspot for talent and innovation already living, working and studying here.

Delight in the remoteness and tranquility of South West and fall in love with the region’s traditions, customs and rick folklore, including the legend of King Arthur.

With its close proximity to London, travel the United Kingdom with South West’s excellent access of the national road system, train, buses, taxis and airports.

Nic, Regional Director for Boardroom Advisors manages the South West Region where we have a team of local Advisors (see links to the left) and a national team of over 150 Advisors.

Boardroom Advisors South West UK are proud to offer a premium service to SMEs to scale up.

Our Advisors are all seasoned professionals who have been working with businesses across the South West and across the UK for many years and possess a diverse range of skills and sector experience.

Current roles being carried out by the team include:   

Royal William Yard Marina, Plymouth, Devon

Reasons to be proud of South West  for business & living:

  • South West has a strong economic activity contributing to an estimate of £131M GVA to UK economy.
  • In 2019, South West ranked highest in England for personal well- being indicators which attracts highly qualified people all over UK as well as globally. Indicators included are feeling worthwhile and happiness and life satisfaction..
  • Plymouth, one of the regions major towns has been ranked as the 59th best place to live across all 138 statistical regions based from the last Uswitch 2015 ranking results.
  • South West strategic location provides accessibility to locals, tourists and investors to United Kingdom’s busiest ports and fastest growing airports. It is designed for local and world travel.

Networking Events for MDs & CEOs

The Exeter Business Club (Weekly)

exeter-business-events.uk

The Exeter Business Club brings together a dynamic and lively group of business owners and senior managers who meet weekly on a Friday morning to network, share knowledge and promote their businesses. The group is supportive and fun.

If you are looking for a relaxed atmosphere where people enjoy each other’s company, help each other and derive real business benefits then Exeter Business Club could be just the place.

Southwest Business Expo (November)

southwestbusinessexpo.co.uk

The South West Business Expo is the largest 1 day business expo in the South West connecting businesses from across region and beyond with over 300 exhibitors, keynote speakers and much more

BETA Exeter Business Event (June)

beta-exeter-business-event

TechExeter

techexeter.uk

TechExeter is a focus point for all things tech related in the regional capital of Exeter, Devon (UK)

Brighter Business Expo (September)

brighterbusinessexpo.com

The Brighter Business Expo provides a whole day dedicated to meeting new or existing clients and suppliers, a chance to network, and a chance to learn something new or refresh your skills at our seminars.

Devon Business Show (June)

thedevonbusinessshow.co.uk

Devon and Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and its partner Redrok Events at an exciting high-profile forum for businesses, where businesses of all sizes and from all industries can showcase their products and services, access information and expert advice, and network with potential customers and suppliers.

Torbay Business Network (Monthly)

torbaybusinessnetwork.co.uk

The Torbay Business Network provides a venue to optimize your networking skills in a fantastic environment helping you cultivate quality, long-term professional relationships between like-minded business people from selected professions. Come and see what the network can do for your business.

Plymouth City Conversations (September)

devonchamber.co.uk

City Conversations provides business leaders with strategic briefings on a wide variety of topics that are of interest to those in senior management roles.

North Somerset Professionals Breakfast (September)

business.somerset-chamber.co.uk

Popular networking breakfast in the centre of Weston-super-Mare.  A great opportunity to mingle and informally network with other professionals from the North Somerset area.

Cornwall Business Fair 2020

cornwallchamber.co.uk

Over the years the Cornwall Business Fair, has become the most diverse, vibrant and accessible networking event the Duchy has to offer. The fair provides a platform for businesses of varying shapes and sizes from all over Cornwall to inspire, connect and support each other.

The Cornwall Business fair is FREE to attend.

Organisations Supporting Businesses in the South West

Devon & Plymouth Chamber

devonchamber.co.uk

 @Chamber_Devon

 linkedin.com/company/devon-and-plymouth-chamber

Exeter Chamber of Commerce & Industry

exeterchamber.co.uk

 @exeterchamber

 linkedin.com/groups

Exeter City Futures

exetercityfutures.com

 @ExeCityFutures

  linkedin.com/company/exeter-city-futures

Heart of Southwest Growth Hub

heartofswgrowthhub.co.uk

 @GrowthHubHOTSW

 linkedin.com/company/hotsw-growth-hub

Fast Track to Growth

ft2g.co.uk

 @FT2G_pitch

 linkedin.com/company/fast-track-to-growth

Diversity Business Incubator

dbi.org.uk

  @DBIDEVON

 linkedin.com/company/diversity-business-incubator

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce

cornwallchamber.co.uk

 @cornwallchamber

 linkedin.com/company/cornwall-chamber-of-commerce

Dorset Chamber

dorsetchamber.co.uk

 @DorsetChamber

 linkedin.com/groups

Dorset Growth Hub

dorsetgrowthhub.co.uk

 @DorsetGrowthHub

 linkedin.com/company/dorset-growth-hub

Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership

dorsetlep.co.uk

 @DorsetLEP

 linkedin.com/company/dorset-lep

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership

cioslep.com

 @LEPCornwall_IoS

 linkedin.com/company/cornwall-&-isles-of-scilly-local-enterprise-partnership

Growth & Skills Hub

ciosgrowthhub.com

 @growthskillshub

 linkedin.com/company/cornwall-and-isles-of-scilly-growth-hub

Torquay Chamber of Commerce

torquaychamberofcommerce.co.uk

 @TorquayChamber

 linkedin.com/company/torquay-chamber-of-commercee

British Chamber of Commerce

britishchambers.org.uk

 @britishchambers

 linkedin.com/company/british-chambers-of-commerce

Bournemouth Chamber of Commerce

bournemouthchamber.org.uk

 @bmthchamber

 linkedin.com/company/bournemouth-chamber-of-trade-&-commerce

Somerset Chamber of Commerce

somerset-chamber.co.uk

 @chambersomerset

 linkedin.com/company/somerset-chamber-of-commerce-and-industry

Business West

businesswest.co.uk

 @bw_businesswest

 linkedin.com/company/business-west

Future Sync Conf

futuresync.co.uk

 @FutureSyncConf

 linkedin.com/company/future-sync-events

Digital Plymouth

digitalplymouth.com

 @DigitalPlymouth

 linkedin.com/company/digital-plymouth

Cornwall Innovation

cornwallinnovation.co.uk

 @CornwallInnova1

 linkedin.com/company/cornwall-innovation

South West Londoner

 @SW_Londoner

Plymouth SE Network

 @PlymSocEnt

Devonport Guildhall

 @DGuildhall

Iridescent Ideas CIC

 @IridescentIdeas

Rio

 @realideasorg

Invest in Plymouth

 @InvestPlymouth