Clive Barnard is Chairman of our Independent Advisory Board .
Clive is Managing Director of Osterly Associates who provide accessible business support resource to multi size, multi sector businesses, where there is a gap in provision.
With over 30 years senior management experience with a number of SME’s including CEO roles with an independent hospital group, an international trade organisation and more recently a sports business consultancy, Clive has a passion for business, which extends to several charitable roles, where he is an award winning business mentor.
Clive is well known amongst British businesses through his involvement in various Government led business support programmes where his innovative style has stimulated many sector specific initiatives.
He has worked for several years supporting projects that help minority communities, both in the UK and overseas and has led public supported refugee groups to use their talents to become self employed.
Clive is also a founder member of SIEMA Biz Forum, which is a business network for Polish businesses and International Trade Support Group (ITSG) which is an international network of overseas trade advisers.