And why we do what we do 


I came into the world slightly differently. I was born in a mud hut in Thithithagal, a small rural village in India. Huh, I hear you ask?


My mum, fluent in Tamil, helped start Bishopston Trading Co. They pioneered Fair Trade organic cotton clothing in the 80’s before it was a ‘trend’.  


We went back and forth to India throughout my childhood. I’ve seen first-hand the difference business can make to people and communities.


So, helping people to use business as a force for good is part of my DNA.

Enterprise Orchard started in 2018. We've helped over 200 founders make their dreams a reality, raising over £3M for business owners in the process. 


We then hit a ceiling. I found myself stuck. Bogged down in the day to day operations. I had no way of removing myself from the delivery.


That all changed when we started delegating, automating and trusting other people. This was transformational.


Our mission is to help other founders get through the start-up swamp. 


Are you ready to embark on a journey to reach 6-figures in turnover?



Ollie started Enterprise Orchard in 2018 to bring a new breed of innovation support to the sector.


Ollie has a wealth of experience growing start-ups with Virgin StartUp, The Prince’s Trust, Business West and Oxford Innovation. Ollie was voted in the top 50 UK Advisers in 2018 & 2019

When Ollie is not helping new businesses, you can find him spending time with his young family, playing 5 a side football, or exploring the great outdoors.

Ollie Collard

Founder & MD

Katherine (Kat) joined The Orchard in 2019 as Creative Director.


Kat has over 15 years experience in events, marketing & fundraising.


Kat has worked across the public, private & charity sectors including Oxfam, Environment Agency & The Prince's Trust.


Kat also sits on the Bristol Beats Cancer Research UK board.Kat's creativity continues in her spare time from cooking, gardening to creative arts. She has a passion for sustainability and set up a local Lending Library.

Katherine Morgan

Creative Director

Mark started his advisory role in 2o21 to help The Orchard with growth & positive impact.

Mark runs mch: positive impact, a staff development company, which has been running since 2005.

Prior to this Mark was Chief Exec for a community development organisation and a Consultant for McKinsey & Company.

Mark has a Doctorate in Organic Chemistry from Oxford University & briefly trained as a diplomat through a Master’s Degree in Diplomacy and Trade, from Monash University in Australia.

Mark Hughes


Zainab joined Enterprise Orchard in 2021 to manage marketing aspects. Zainab oversees social media, creates content and supports our growing community.


Zainab has experience in marketing, previously achieving high performance results in a small business. 


In her spare time, Zainab enjoys spending time with family, travelling and being creative through arts and photography.

Zainab Mohammed

Digital Marketing Executive

Zora joined The Orchard in 2020 to support our growing community. Zora ensures our systems and processes are in tip top shape, to enable us to support our start-up founders.

Zora has great experience with CRM's previously working for Rolls-Royce.

Zora is president for a cheerleading team where she trains twice a week and spends her spare time walking her dog at the beach or working out at the gym.

Zora Barber

Community Manager

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