Chelsey is the CEO of National Mentoring Day, author of “The Pocket Mentor,” founder of Broadcasting Your Business – the pitch, press & publicity programme, a 5 X award-winning business mentor and the UK’s No 1 pitching expert.
Having mentored hundreds of businesses and with over 20 years’ experience working in PR, media, sales and marketing; Chelsey is well known to deliver outstanding results in helping businesses raise their profile and increase their sales.
Winning the prestigious title of “Business Mentor of the Year” awarded by Start Your Business magazine and the British Bankers’ Association’s ‘Excellence in Enterprise Mentoring’ Award at BAFTA, Chelsey gained a reputation as one of the UK’s top mentors. After this she founded ‘National Mentoring Day’ a hugely successful annual awareness day, receiving support and backing from high profile companies, celebrities and government officials.
Chelsey has featured extensively in the national media as a leading entrepreneur having worked in the financial markets, launched a national TV channel and floated the company on the stock market. With her passion for supporting entrepreneurs Chelsey created “The Business Model” competition to encourage female enterprise and teamed up with Dragons’ Den star Richard Farleigh to encourage more women to start their own business.
As an authority on the ‘perfect pitch,’ Chelsey has judged over 1000 business pitches and works with entrepreneurs and companies to maximise their chances of receiving investment, making their business more attractive and fundable to investors.
A highly engaging and inspirational speaker, Chelsey is a regularly judge at leading business shows, pitching panels, award ceremonies and is a professional compere, host and MC at events around the world from Cannes Film Festival to prestigious industry events. Chelsey is a resident business expert on SKY TV and her advice is frequently published in leading magazines.