What makes me so different?

I don't do theory. Throughout both my personal and professional lives, I have demonstrated how entrepreneurial leadership improves diversity, and nurtures inclusive talent. I now help others to do the same.

The Businessman

Facilitation & Consulting:
12 Step Entrepreneur Talent Programme
Diversity Strategy support
Public Sector Innovation
Developing Enterprising Teachers
Start Up Workshops.

The Speaker

Motivational TEDx / Keynote Speaker:
Experience of speaking to over 4000 people in arenas, through to keynote speaker at corporate business events, senior leadership days, and motivational events for graduate talent.

The Intrapreneur

15 years experience across Diversity, CSR and FinTech. Passionate about nurturing talent, I work with companies helping them to develop intrapreneurs, increase social impact, rethink employment and drive business growth.

Joel Blake OBE is a multi-award-winning businessman, keynote speaker and diversity consultant with a specialism in Entrepreneurial Leadership. He is the Founder of corporate entrepreneurship consultancy Cultiv8 Solutions , and the Founding CEO of early stage FinTech firm, FeeLYX.

He has over 15 years’ experience of uniquely combining diversity support with entrepreneurship, to develop intrapreneurial talent, improve inclusion and foster innovation. Clients to date have included HSBC, Essentra PLC, The RBS Group, Aston Business School among others.

He is a TEDx and keynote speaker, Non-Executive Director of two not-for-profit companies, Chair of a regional Diversity In Tech group, and advises regional and national business bodies, on how to improve business support for ambitious SMEs. . Read his personal story here

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A word from others

Louise Knight MBA

Austin Knight consulting

"Joel is an extremely knowledgeable individual, his passion for the subject matter is very engaging and quite contagious! He is a creative thinker with the drive to execute well."

Jamie Davies

Assistant VP. JP Morgan

"I have known Joel for a while and he has fast become a genuine and trusted friend. He has endless energy and enthusiasm, always has time to listen and often has good advice or a contact to help."

Nigel Boatswain

Sales Director, Apple Europe (Beats by Dre)

"Joel is a dedicated professional who has the needs of those whom he represents close to his heart. He can be relied upon to liaise between diverse communities in business, in an effective, passionate and responsible manner."

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Thought Leadership Blog

My thoughts on Leadership, Diversity and other random musings

Can I help?

EMAIL ME direct at: joelblake@cultiv8solutions.com
Our Office Address:

Cultiv8 Solutions, Avebury House, 55 Newhall Street, Colmore Business District, Birmingham B3 3RB

"Joel is a respected leader and professional. He has been involved in coaching and mentoring entrepreneurs and supporting corporate firms for a long-standing period and his proven track record proves that."

Gianluca Lauri

Business Development Lead, Dow Jones

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