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The Alternative Board North East London

Improve your business and change your life with The Alternative Board

Experience the power of collective wisdom.

Running a business is hard, especially when you are doing it alone. By joining one of our peer advisory boards, you can work through business ideas and issues with fellow (non-competing) business owners who have lived what you are living.

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What this means for you

  • You’ll gain new perspectives on your biggest opportunities and challenges.
  • You’ll receive constructive feedback and impartial advice.
  • You’ll get a supportive group of accountability partners. 

TAB members across the UK are forging ahead, making informed decisions and taking decisive steps, backed by consistent 1-2-1 coaching.

To join them, contact Nadeem to discuss how TAB membership can help you and your business.

Over 5x

TAB members’ sales growth is 5.5 times the national SME average


Of TAB members said their advisory boards added real value to their business


TAB members report improved ability to address personal and business issues.

Your North East London Area facilitator

Experienced Executive and Financial Coach specialising in career transitions and financial empowerment. With over 25 years as a strategic planner, business leader, and Chief Financial Officer in major Investment Banks, I bring a wealth of expertise in driving change, optimising financial performance, and guiding clients towards their goals.

My unique selling points lie in my ability to provide comprehensive support to individuals seeking career transitions, whether within an organisation or externally. I excel in establishing clear structures around personal finances, enabling clients to develop strategies for achieving true financial freedom.

Throughout my career, I have successfully led global organisations, overseeing risk management, financial planning, and governance processes. My strengths include strategic leadership, senior-level negotiation, and implementing robust control frameworks. I have chaired Risk, Audit, Regulatory, and Finance liaison groups, ensuring compliance and driving operational excellence.

My accomplishments include spearheading successful business transformations, driving significant cost savings, and optimising capital and funding approaches. I have delivered impactful solutions in education, finance, and infrastructure, always with a customer-centric focus.

As an articulate communicator, I foster collaboration across diverse stakeholders and possess a track record of delivering results in complex environments. I am passionate about empowering individuals to embrace change, unlock their potential, and achieve long-term success.

If you're seeking career transitions, financial empowerment, or strategic planning guidance, let's connect and explore how I can support your goals. Keywords: Executive Coach, Financial Coach, Career Transition, Financial Empowerment, Strategic Planning, Change Management, Chief Financial Officer, Risk Management, Governance, Financial Performance.

Discover the  power of peer advice

Start with you

Focus on what you want in life and how your business can help get you there.

Increase profitability

Be held accountable to meet your business targets.

Improve decisions

Take control of your decisions through peer support and proven planning tools.

Make better time choices

Spend your time well by utilising the experience of others.

Become a better leader

Motivate your people with the guidance of peers and an expert coach.

Plan a successful exit

Get the best result for you with tailored, hands-on support.

What our members say...

"I have a debt of gratitude to TAB after a 400% turnover boost. I can’t speak highly enough of The Alternative Board. It has made a huge difference to our agency. It’s something I would encourage business owners to think about. We wouldn’t have been able to achieve the growth we have without TAB."

Adam Bell, Moment

"TAB is an independent thought process, away from the influences and pressures of work. In the day-to-day job, you can get drawn into distractions, you often don’t have time to think, and you’re just firefighting problems. However, with TAB, getting out of the office and speaking with the board for the 3-4 hours we have together allows me to think more independently."

David Scalley, AJT Engineering

"Before TAB, I didn’t really have anyone I could talk to about business issues. Getting reassurance from my board on things I’m thinking of doing gives me more confidence to get on with it. I really value the openness of my board and facilitator, which allows me to say what I’m feeling and thinking.  I’m now making longer-term plans and decisions about the business.  As a result, I enjoy running the business more because I know we’re heading in the direction, rather than focusing on short-term fixes."

Geoff Hunt, Hey Group

"TAB has given me coaching sessions, focusing on the positive elements of my business and helping to grow and develop during what is probably the most difficult trading period we have encountered. TAB has also invited me to a monthly board meeting where I joined six existing members, all of whom have extensive business experience and have provided me with some invaluable advice, guidance and accountability."

Kelly Smith, Juice Personnel

"Having a Peer Board is an amazing asset to me. It’s a safe and supportive environment where you get the support of other business owners who are committed to your success. It’s allowing me to be candid and get different views on sorting out knotty problems."

Professor Deborah Eyre, High Performance Learning

"I always feel uplifted and more confident following a board meeting.  The challenges we face as business owners are invariably those shared by the other board members. Bringing them to the table puts them in perspective and usually provides several options on how to tackle them.  Support, being non-judgemental and really trying to understand each other's businesses help make the meetings fun, enjoyable and, most of all, invaluable to the growth and well-being of my own business.  The regular one-to-ones help build on this with tough constructive advice.  I would be lost without the support of TAB."

Jan Buckett , JMB Accounting

Start your TAB journey

Get in touch with Nadeem using the forms on this page.

He will contact you to arrange an introductory meeting.

 Chat about whether TAB is right for you and your business.

Attend your first TAB board meeting and experience the power of peer support.

There’s no obligation, only an opportunity to find out more.

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