Rebecca founded her virtual agency Get Ahead VA back in 2010. After a career in corporate buying, she was looking for flexible employment that would enable her to work around her three daughters. 10 years later, Rebecca runs an award-winning team of over 40 virtual specialists and franchisees.
Jo set up her own travel business in 2020, just as a global pandemic began!
Jo is well travelled and uses her expertise and knowledge to help people plan their best holidays.
Owner of Octopus Marketing
Frances is committed to helping clients achieve their marketing goals. She loves meeting new people, showing them what is possible and becoming an integrated part of their business strategy with the support of the OCTOPUS team. Prior to setting up OCTOPUS in 2011, Frances' senior marketing career spans 18 years and saw her working in a variety of industries for companies in London and Surrey
Martine is an HR expert who gained her expertise from many years in corporate HR.
Having worked in various generalist HR roles throughout her career most recently in an international business as global group HR Director. she decided to set up her own HR business in 2016 and has not looked back since.
Dr Zarrin Shaikh
Founder of the Fresh Heart Project
Dr Zarrin Shaikh is a consultant cardiologist and a passionate advocate for optimising wellbeing to prevent disease and to help us live happier healthier lives.
Zarrin set up her own project - The Fresh Heart Project - as a platform for positive, accurate health messages to address the root causes of heart disease.
Owner of HBS
Tracy specialises in WordPress design for professional services firms, such as solicitors, and those in the finance or marketing industries. Being able to offer domain management, hosting and monthly website maintenance as well, her clients don’t need to stress about security, backups or updates and can sleep easy knowing that it will be taken care of, allowing them to focus on what they do best – growing their business.
Founder of Ed2Biz, Jane works with business volunteers to take their expertise into educational settings and bring the world of work alive for students through inspirational events and challenges which help raise aspirations and ambitions.
Jane is passionate about careers education and the benefits it can provide to young people.
Owner of Get Ahead Surrey
Marie runs Get Ahead in Surrey – a virtual agency which provides flexible business and marketing support services for growing businesses through collaboration with a network of skilled Virtual Assistants. Get Ahead allows businesses to outsource the day to day running of their business which allows them to focus on what they do best.