Our presenters are people from varied professions and backgrounds. They are passionate residents of the borough and lend their time, skills, experience and expertise to the development and production of our programmes.
Since leaving his 25-year career in sales, Jeremy ‘The Voice’ Jacobs, has never looked back. Now the UK’s go-to corporate presenter, Jeremy travels across the country hosting corporate and other business events, and facilitating public speaking workshops.
Jeremy’s calm and unruffled style, authentic business edge, and ability to motivate, entertain, and educate means he is constantly in demand to deliver his energetic presentations at conferences, present business and award ceremonies, and host hybrid live-streamed events. The rich tone of his voice, means Jeremy has made waves as a TV and radio presenter, voiceover artist, and corporate video host. His commercial knowledge and sales experience gives him the versatility and authority to inspire small business and motivate international enterprises by communicating their key messages with clarity and compassion.
Michael Lassman has been successfully running his own business since 1991 as a diversity and inclusion consultant, providing coaching and workshops to private organisations, charities and public bodies. For the past 7 years he has been an active member of the Federation of Small Businesses and has been the Chair of the North London Branch (Barnet, Brent and Enfield) for the last three.
He is committed to building a thriving local economy and encourages partnership working between all stakeholders to help regenerate our high streets and our communities. He has developed excellent working relationships with local SMEs and also local authority officers and politicians
Marian Keogh is a successful business woman, who freelances in Sales and has her own Party Hire Business. Marian does not stop here; she has recently taken up her childhood dream to become an Actress. She began drama training in 2012, and has since been successful in a number of Short Films, Feature Films, TV Shows, TV Commercials, Photographic Work and Presenting.
Marian is a busy Mum and wife. She has been a resident in Barnet for over 15 years, and Barnet offers her all she needs right at her doorstep. From quick links in to London City centre, to a short drive into the country. She is extremely committed and passionate about supporting and promoting business’ in Barnet to ensure they continue to thrive.
A 2015 BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism graduate from a BJTC Gold accredited course at Nottingham Trent University. His positive attitude, enthusiasm, hard work and tenacity have ensured success in tasks undertaken in a variety of relevant work experience placements and internships.
Edlin attended some of UK's most renowned theatre schools as a child and performed in several WestEnd shows. Later on in life Edlin became a recruitment consultant and IT trainer due to her passion of helping people better themselves. However that was not enough and she knew she had more to offer in the areas of business, life, arts and careers.
Now Edlin is a wife, a mum, an inspirational speaker, success coach and the proud founder of Best Self Forward. There she inspires and coaches children, entrepreneurs, executives and creative people to enjoy life and take decisive action so they can put their best selves and work out into the world.
From Production Planner of a shoe factory to a Barrister, Accountant and author: Peter Walker has had a varied career. Peter says, ‘Although businesses need specialists to help them to order their affairs, those specialists must not have a narrow and restrictive experience.’
Peter has consequently worked as a Relief Shoe Shop Manager, and, as he gained qualifications, his job titles included Internal Audit Manager, Company Secretary, and Legal Adviser. He has held roles in small and medium size enterprises, and in public companies, such as retailers, security, investment banking, textiles, telecommunications, and property management.
Peter concludes, ‘As for my qualifications I am a late developer, and gained them later in life, so my career has been varied and hard work, but at least it has included a lot of fun.’
Sasha is an experienced and professional performer with over 15 years in the entertainment industry. She has been extremely fortunate to haveworked, in the UK, and abroad as a vocalist, dancer and presenter. The past 4 years Sasha has been travelling worldwide on Cruise Ships as an Assistant Cruise Director, where she was part of a team running the entertainment programme for up to 3000 people, and was the onboard Zumba fitness and Ballroom and Latin dance instructor.
Her passion for travel has seen Sasha land a guest slot on SKY TV as a Cruise Ship travel expert and she can be seen regulaury in TV soaps and films as a supporting artist and featured extra. With her Charismatic and natural on screen style Sasha is used to interacting with people from all walks of life and is engaging to watch.
She also has a strong background in Sales and is a huge lover of all things, fashion, fitness and beauty running her own successful Perfume business for 2 years.