Business Advisory Board
Driven By Us have enlisted talented individuals across varied sectors within industry to support our mission & vision to have the maximum social impact as a non profit organisation delivering the business strategy
X44 Deputy Team Principle
Stephanie Travers is the Deputy Team Principal of the X44 Vida Carbon Racing Extreme E team. Prior to this appointment, she spent three years as a trackside fluid engineer for the Mercedes AMG F1 Team where she became the first Woman of Colour to stand on the F1 podium. Stephanie Travers also works within Mission 44 as the development lead helping to change the motorsport industry and the UK education system to better support underserved communities.
AFBE Co-Founder , Techanical Director -WSP
Dr Nike Folayan MBE Phd CEng FIET
Dr Nike Folayan MBE is chartered electronics engineer with a doctorate in electronics engineering. She is a Fellow of the IET. Nike is currently Technical Director and the Technical Discipline Leader for Communications and Control at WSP. She is also a technical blogger on SMART technology systems. Nike is Chair and Co-Founder of AFBE-UK, a not-for-profit organisation that promotes higher achievements in education and engineering, particularly among people from Black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds. Formed in 2007, AFBE-UK has over 20,000 beneficiaries, a UK-wide membership of over 2500, and over 65 corporate members from a wide range of engineering organisations. he was on the board of commissioners for the Hamilton Commission working alongside Dr Hayaatun Sillem CBE and Sir Lewis Hamilton MBE HonFREng. She was awarded an MBE for services to diversity in engineering in the Queen’s New Year Honours List in 2020.
Operations Manager, BCOMs
Operation Manager at BCOMs and Senior Consultant with over 20+ years including Social Impact, Management Experience across Sport Development, Education, EDI and Employment. Experienced Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organisation management industry. Skilled in Education, Sport Development, Social Inclusion, Management, and Partnership Development. A Sports graduate from the University of Brighton, studying under Professor John Sugden, and Professor Ben Carrington. Additional qualifications in Coaching, Youth work, Teaching and DSO training.