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

"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 the ground-breaking tech start-up Wowment Ltd who are using Machine Learning and AI to evaluate the societal impact of mentoring.

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 chairs 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”.

Fran is the founder of: 

Founder of Goal 17 and Wowment



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’.


Latest News & Blog:

Fran forms new partnership with Peter Jones CBE

Aug 19, 2022

Fran launches new programme with Clancy Group and London Irish Rugb...

Mar 26, 2022

Fran joins celebrities and the UN for Anti Racism Live

Mar 21, 2022

Goal 17 Featured in Legal Weekly With Clients Reed Smith LLP

May 26, 2021

Fran appears on BBC News for ground-breaking Southampton project

Apr 28, 2021

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

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

Jun 30, 2020

NEWS - 8 Years of Celebrating Peace One Day

Sep 01, 2019

NEWS - WhiteHat and Goal 17 Partner to Support Young People to beco...

Aug 27, 2019

NEWS - UK’s Top Influencer and Notable Female Figures to Sleep Roug...

Jul 07, 2019

NEWS - Fran Featured In Forbes: "The Company Revolutionizing Corpor...

Jun 24, 2019

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