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Business Investment Accelerator Programme: Business Assessment Day

BIA Programme Assessment Day

Business Investment Accelerator Programme: Business Assessment Day

This workshop is part of Co-Innovate Business Investment Accelerator Programme -  a programme which will get you ready to pitch to our potential funders and investors. The programme is delivered by Co-Innovate Brunel in partnership with Business Board Room and Natwest Business.

About this event

Brunel Business School will work with owners on a business review to determine the kind of support and assistance needed. In addition, we will look at you and your business with DISC assessment to give you clear idea about where does you and your business stands now. 

Guest Speakers

Stewart Smith – Local Enterprise Manager NatWest

Stewart is the local enterprise manager for North and North West London. He works with others organisations such as Brunel University London to make sure local businesses thrive. In practical terms this involves helping them to grow through learning, networking and securing funding. 

Stewart’s main aim is to support and deliver local events and to assist business development through his customer contacts and professional referrals.

Sukhi Wahiwala - Strategic Business Mentor

Sukhi Wahiwala is a successful serial Entrepreneur building and establishing a “Small Business Empire” and harnessing 7 generations of business success has become an established multimillionaire. Sukhis own unique methodology called "The SynaGus Method" creates clear, simple to follow strategies, to grow businesses and emotional intelligence, to reshape the bottom line profit & stability of thousands of Companies and individual lives around the world. Sukhi also Invests and Assists, through Mentoring, Multiple Companies across the Globe. 

The Business BoardRoom is an invitation only Business Mastermind, Networking and Mentoring Programme, exclusively run by Sukhi Wahiwala.


Gurnam Selvarajah – Co-Innovate Entrepreneur Director

Gurnam is a talented Director, highly skilled in strategic project design and delivery, who has experience in Telecoms, Technology, Finance, Training, Business Support Services, Public/Private Sector Partnerships, Local Councils and Recruitment. With Operations Management at a senior level, she is prolific in winning new business and created a vibrant successful business which began as a joint venture project at Park Royal Workforce.

Gurnam is equally highly accomplished in directing strategy, senior management, networking, customer relationship management and building sustainable and profitable business lines and brings a wealth of experience to her clients' businesses.

With a passion for business development, Gurnam has successfully grown businesses whilst confidently delivering tangible business results. She has led business critical projects with budgets up to £130M, identified and managed stakeholders whilst leading teams across business departments. She has demonstrated the capability to deliver across a multitude of business cultures, sectors and projects.

Why Co-Innovate and NatWest?

Co-Innovate at Brunel University London and its network of partners have already worked with over 900 London businesses since the programme started in 2012. Brunel University London has a global reputation of excellence in research, student employability and commercial impact.

Your business could be the perfect candidate for help and support through the Co-Innovate programme. We work with partner organisations like NatWest to gather and share expertise with owner-managers like you.

Why not get to know us better? Register for this event and see what we might do for you. When you have registered we will be in touch and will provide you with the joining instructions.

Register for all sessions of Business Investment Accelerator Programme here:

1. Business Investment Accelerator Programme - Launch Day

2. Business Investment Accelerator Programme: Business assessment day

3. Business Investment Accelerator Programme: Goal setting and developing strategic plans

4. Business Investment Accelerator Programme: Building a business growth mindset

5. Business Investment Accelerator Programme: Writing a great 60 second pitch

6. Business Investment Accelerator Programme: Pitch your business/Networking day

Any questions? Please contact