Fran Boorman

Named the UK's Number 1 Female Business Influencer by Global Woman




Fran Boorman

Named the UK's Number 1 Female Business Influencer by Global Woman

About Fran Boorman:

Founder of Goal 17



Fran is the founder of Goal 17, a corporate training company who specialise in Mentoring. The company has been featured in Forbes and won numerous awards, including the National Mentoring Awards. They boast an extensive list blue-chip clients such as BNP Paribas, and Balfour Beatty.

The company are best known for their ground-breaking diversity learning experiences where they pair corporate mentor trainees with disadvantaged young people as mentees. This creates accelerated learning alongside social value, helping close the gaps in society and shift perspectives.

Goal 17 use sport to help break down barriers and deliver these programmes in partnership with some of the biggest sporting brands in the world, such as Premier League Football Clubs and Premiership Rugby Teams.

Frans overall aim is to create corporate environments where everyone is empowered with the skills and confidence to embrace a diverse workforce. She is also on a mission to demonstrate that ‘Business for Good is Good for Business’.


Role Model and Business Support



Alongside leading Goal 17, Fran is a big advocate of supporting others wanting to grow meaningful enterprises. She embraces being a business role model and offers business coaching to other founders.

Fran has been recognised for the outstanding work she has done to support the business community, receiving many accolades, such as being voted Global Woman’s number 1 UK influencer. She is a regular contributor on BBC Radio, appeared on the TEDx stage and has been invited onto a UK Government advisory board to promote more women into enterprise.

Fran has developed a unique business methodology known as #TheProveItMethod which gives small business owners the framework to turn their vision into value. She has supported hundreds of people to get significant results, many doubling their turnover and opening whole new markets within their first 3 months.

Believing in leading by example, Fran is committed to bringing the most current and real-life business learnings to others as she continues to push boundaries and innovate in her own enterprises. Walking the walk and talking the talk!


Latest News & Blog:

NEWS - Fran's Company, Goal 17 Launch a Mentoring Programme in Part...

Mar 08, 2021

NEWS - Fran Invited to Join Oxford Brookes University Business Scho...

Mar 05, 2021

NEWS - Listed on The #ialso100 of Most Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs

Jan 15, 2021

NEW - Fran's Company, Goal 17, Named in the Top 20 "Most Exciting a...

Jun 30, 2020

"Business for Good is Good for Business"


Fran is an award-winning business leader, founder of Goal 17 Ltd, an award-winning social enterprise, and she is the creator of The Prove It Method.

In 2019 she was named Global Woman’s Number 1 Female Business Influencer for the work she had done in helping thousands of people fulfil their passion with home-based businesses, regardless of their experience or if they had tied down their ‘big idea’.

Fran has built her own multi-million-pound turnover businesses around two young children and is known for creating enterprises that become profitable in their first month and award-winning market leaders within 12 months.

She has been inducted into a supervisory board to the UK Government to progress Women in Enterprise, is a regular contributor on BBC Radio and has been featured in Forbes amongst other leading publications for her work and influence.

Fran is on a mission to help lead more people into profitable and successful enterprises that have purpose. Her belief is that “Business for Good is Good for Business”.

What is the Prove It Method?

Most businesses and founders are stuck on the brink of success. PROVE IT tips them over the edge!

You have a great product, service, personal skill or idea - but how do you make people line up to buy from you, to turn that value into a wildly successful business? How do you stand out and get people to notice just how much you could help them? 

It’s not about having a better social media strategy or slicker networking pitch… it’s not about launching a podcast or gaining more followers…

It's time to take the chance out of your business success and start to PROVE IT

True business success is less about grit and volume and more about following a systematic, evidence-based process that nudges you into a market leading position where customers are attracted to you like a magnetic force. It’s about unleashing your true strengths and aligning them perfectly with your customers struggles to create an authentic business that stands out and draws your ideal client to you.

The PROVE IT Method takes you through the 5-stage process to prove your Strengths, prove your customer’s STRUGGLES, prove an suite of irresistible SOLUTIONS, create SOCIAL PROOF that does the speaking for you and ultimately prove yourSELF.