Advisory Board

The power team behind Bold Leap

Behind Bold Leap are a group of experts and advisors hand-picked by the founder Peter Buturo to help develop and grow the business with strategic advice on a number of business issues. Including marketing, sales, financing, IT and security.

Kevin Wright

Head of Finance

Kevin is a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser that has specialised in supporting SME businesses for many years. KW tax and Accountancy Limited is also a gold accredited expert for Xero accounting software and is passionate in helping businesses grow and reach their potential

Notable Achievements

  • Chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser
  • A Gold accredited expert in Xero
  • Has won multiple awards, notably:
  • 2018’s Leading boutique accounting and taxation practice of the year
  • Global business excellence best boutique and taxation practice 2019

Over 99% of all their new clients are from recommendations and it is an award-winning company. Their motto is: Your vision is our passion!

KW Tax and Accounting Ltd

Daniella Genas BA. MA. MBA

Head of Business Strategy and Innovation

Daniella Genas is a multi-award winning strategy and innovation expert, business consultant and entrepreneur with 15 years of business experience. Daniella has the proven ability to help entrepreneurs transform their businesses. She has done this several times over.
She has used her techniques, experience and training, to generate significant results among the companies she has worked with.

Notable Achievements

  • Key metrics include increased turnover and profits, increased staff, launch of new products/services and increased brand awareness across several businesses, in a diverse range of sectors.
  • She has successfully helped several SMEs to increase their turnover by up to six figures.
  • Daniella is also experienced in supporting organisations to identify staff issues, creating tangible solutions and creating inclusive company cultures.

Daniella launched her first successful business in 2007 and her second business in 2014. She sold both businesses in 2015. In addition to her entrepreneurial endeavours, Daniella lists University Lecturer, Charity Trustee and Visiting Industrial Fellow as roles in her portfolio career.

With an MBA (Advance Strategy & Innovation) and Masters in Enterprise under her belt, alongside her entrepreneurial experience and formal business training, Daniella has a breadth of knowledge which has proven invaluable to the clients she works with.

Francis West

Head of IT

Originally from South Africa, Francis West has spent nearly 30 years in the UK delivering IT and cyber security solutions to businesses. Francis launched Westtek Solutions with the aim of redefining IT Support to the SME sector. Through hard work and innovation, he has formed strategic partnerships to provide comprehensive support and cutting-edge cyber security solutions through Security Everywhere, a cybersecurity focussed business aimed at educating and protecting over 1 million people from cyberattacks by 2023.

Francis is a mentor for CompTIA, helping train the technology gurus of the future. Francis believes that it is the increase in CyberAwareness that is at the heart of the solution to the threats we all face.

Security Everywhere

Caroline Somer

Head of Marketing

Does your brand help elevate your online presence? Is your website generating leads and showcasing your expertise? Do you want a marketing strategy that delivers results? As a Brand Consultant, Agency Owner and Digital Marketer, Caroline and her team can help you get a brand and website that works for you and delivers results.

Caroline has been successfully helping business owners build and elevate their brands for over a decade. She knows what makes a successful brand, and what it takes to market it.

Notable Achievements

  • Created a sell-out product that helps clients raise their brand authority and get found online ’90-Day Brand Elevator’
  • Is a coach for an international mastermind group, made up from some of the leading digital marketing agencies in the world
  • Has helped multiple SME businesses get the right branding for their business to help them stand out, generate more leads, at 50% higher value, from better clients

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