About Us

Who is Smarter Business?

Smarter Business is one of the UK’s leading independent consultancies, helping businesses secure the most comprehensive savings solutions from utilities contract management and procurement to merchant services, waste management, business loans and facilities maintenance.

Our Mission.

To help all businesses achieve cost savings, maximise efficiencies, and pursue their goals through our comprehensive suite of services.

Our Values.

Commitments

Our company culture allows us to provide a range of commitments to our stakeholders and partners:

To provide leading advice to UK businesses in a clear, professional, accurate and concise way; to provide a range of products and services that meet the demands of the present as well as the future; to be respected by all our suppliers and partners; to provide a high standard of service to guarantee customer retention; to be a fun and rewarding place to work; to provide equal opportunities and development for all staff; to be open and honest with our customers and colleagues.

Culture

Here at Smarter Business, we are seeking people who are full of positive energy, driven to change the industry and people who want to share our belief.

Our people will demonstrate through a rigorous recruitment process that their attitude is a right fit for us – experience comes second. Within our environment, our teams will be given purpose with the autonomy of bringing that purpose to life. Our commitment to our people is to train them and reward their good work which will allow them to grow; personally and professionally grow.

Our Board.

Chairman Mark Read

Chairman
Mark Read

Founder of Business Advisory Service Ltd, Mark is a serial entrepreneur with longstanding interests and experience in energy and commercial services. Mark was recognised in 2018 as one of Grant Thornton’s 100 Faces of a Vibrant Economy for his keen sense of purpose, innovation and growth within his industry.

Commercial Director Helen Grove

Commercial Director
Helen Grove

Helen brings a wealth of industry experience. She has worked in the energy sector for over 17 years – 15 years of which were spent with E.ON UK where she started as a multi-site executive, relationship manager, and progressed to become Head of SME TPI Sales.

Sales Director Andrew Taylor

Sales Director
Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor has a distinguished career in the energy sector, including roles at economy power and Powergen. The acquisition of Powergen by E.ON saw Andy head up the newly re-launched Third-Party Intermediary (TPI) channel within the SME area. He was recruited by npower as Head of Indirect Sales in July 2014.

CEO Bradley Wingrave

CEO and Founder
Bradley Wingrave

Bradley brings over a decade of experience as MD at Business Advisory Service Ltd to his role as founder and CEO at Smarter Business. As a successful multi-entrepreneur, his background is indicative of a longstanding commitment to the streamlined operations of businesses in the UK and beyond.

Finance Director Ed Walker

Finance Director
Ed Walker

Ed is an experienced finance professional with a proven track record of managing the finance function, working as part of senior management teams to shape the strategic direction of businesses and leading change management processes.

Managing Director Brett Gray

Managing Director
Brett Gray

Brett brings over 15 years’ experience in running call centres, managing sales, special projects and marketing teams from South Africa to the UK. Brett’s entrepreneurial flair played a significant role in the success of Business Advisory Service, and he continues to add enormous value to the success of Smarter Business.

Business Dev. & Corporate Comms. Director Matthew Margetts

Business Dev. & Corporate Comms. Director
Matthew Margetts

Matthew joined the SB Group in 2018, bringing experience in media and technology spanning more than 25 years. His background includes working for blue-chip companies such as AppNexus, AOL/ Verizon, and Microsoft in the UK, Far East and Australia.