The BEF is run by a Board of Directors, led by Celeste Foster, Executive Chairman. The Board comprises of entrepreneurs and professionals from the wider business community.
The activities of the BEF are organized around 5 Pillars led by Pillar or Project Champions. The Project Champions have responsibility for developing and executing projects in relation to the goals of each Pillar. The Pillars and their Project Champions are listed below:
Access to Finance – Pillar Champion: David Simpson
Business Facilitation – Pillar Champion: Melanie Jones
Business Mentorship & Networking – Pillar Champions: Susan Branker-Greene & Ryan Forde
Government Policy – Pillar Champion: Dr. Jeannine Comma
Education and Talent Development – Pillar Champions: Celeste Foster & Dr Jeannine Comma