Meet the Team
Angela Sedran | BCom (Hons), MBA, MICF, MAICD
Business strategist, mentor, coach, bestselling author and speaker, Angela Sedran is the Founder of The Business Growth Accelerator.
She is a recognised Forbes Business Coach and is a member of the International Coaching Federation and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
She holds a BCom (Hons) and an MBA from Sydney University and the University of New South Wales
Angela's journey is one of resilience and determination, as she navigated the challenges of single motherhood while excelling in her corporate career.
She is a globally recognised business strategy, execution and leadership consultant, mentor, coach and women's wealth advocate, with clients across the world.
She has been awarded both Top Voice in Strategy and Top Voice in Entrepreneurship badges by Linkedin, and. has co-authored two books. Her second collaboration, Voices of Influence, went on to become an Amazon bestseller in four countries across 16 categories.
She helps her clients look beyond their industry paradigms, spot hidden opportunities, identify and prepare for unforeseen challenges,and position themselves incomparably for their next level of growth.
With a track record of inspiring and equipping thousands of business owners, Angela is your go-to expert for building profitable businesses and enhancing leadership skills.
Adjunct Professor Babette Bensoussan | MBA, PICF, GAICD
An Adjunct Professor at the UTS School of Business, Babette Bensoussan brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the Business Growth Accelerator in her associate capacity.
Babette's career spans roles as an entrepreneur, consultant, academic, author, and business coach, with a particular focus on Competitive Intelligence (CI) and Strategy.
She has significantly contributed to leadership development, having served as the Program Director for the Women in Leadership Executive Program at Macquarie Graduate School of Management. Her leadership extends to corporate governance, being a director on multiple boards.
Babette's commitment to coaching excellence is underscored by her accreditation with the International Coaching Federation, the AICD, and Women on Boards.
Babette’s academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Business from UTS and an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management. She is MBTI accredited, a qualified Counsellor, and an Accredited and Professional Certified Coach.
Notably, Babette is the first Australian and first international female to be honoured with a prestigious award in Competitive Intelligence. Her global recognition includes the 2006 Alumni Award from Macquarie Graduate School of Management for her international contributions.
A prolific author, Babette has co-authored five critically acclaimed books. Her works are globally recognised as the leading titles in their field.
She has also held various teaching positions at leading Australian universities and business schools.
Babette's appointment as a Fellow of SCIP (Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals) in 1997, marks her as a visionary thought leader, bringing a unique blend of strategic insight and practical wisdom to our clients.