Our People

Chairman Mark Read

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.