Joel Blake OBE


Joel Blake OBE is a multi-award-winning businessman and speaker, with a passion for accelerating inclusive business support.

He is the Founder of award-winning fintech, The GFA Exchange, a portfolio risk management platform that helps financial services firms identify which of their customers are likely to grow, or not, and why.

Outside of his own business, he is President of the Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce and a Fellow of the National Centre for Entrepreneurs. He was awarded an OBE for Services to Business and Enterprise in 2016.

Joel currently works in partnership with Advantage Creative and Mills & Reeve on our series Conversations with Entrepreneurs webinars aimed at digital and creative businesses in the Midlands.