Presenters

Jessica Huie MBE

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Jessica Huie is an award-winning entrepreneur and founder of Color blind Cards and JH Public Relations. In recognition for her contribution to diversity and influence on her community, aged just 34 Jessica was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) being named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list (June 2014).

Jessica, who was winner of the Daily Mail’s Enterprising Young Brit award was named one of Britain’s Most inspiring entrepreneurs by the Evening Standard and sits on Glamour Magazine’s Power List as one of the UK’s most influential women, is mother to 16 year old Monet and 3 year Jensen.

Armed with enviable international relationships, and a passion for media, Jessica’s transition from employee to employer aged 28 saw her launch JHPR with a glittering clientele and focus. The roster has included Samuel Jackson’s Glittering Stars in Dessert Nights event, Kelly Rowland and former Dragon’s Den star Hilary Devey.

In 2013 Jessica won a National Diversity Award for Color blind Cards contribution to diversity and has been invited to No. 10 Downing street to advise on encouraging a more enterprising young Britain.

Rasheed Ogunlaru, Coach and Author

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Rasheed Ogunlaru is a leading life coach, motivational speaker and business / corporate coach. His clients include entrepreneurs, entertainers, Chief Executives, organisations and the public.
He is author of Soul Trader  – Putting the Heart Back into Your Business and runs the inspiring Soul Trader; your life your business workshop and networking event each month at the British Library’s Business & IP Centre for new and emerging soul traders, small business owners and consultants . He often appears in the media including appearances on BBC Breakfast, Radio 5 and ITV News and helps people of all background find fulfilment in all areas of their lives, careers, relationships and businesses – from within. His career spans over 18 years in coaching, media, PR and training. He is a former communications manager and former Co-Director of Samaritans (Central London Branch).