Fran Boorman

Entrepreneur in Residence

Oxford Brookes Business School

Fran Boorman


An award-winning business leader, Fran has created multi-million-pound turnover businesses around her two young children. She is best known for founding Goal 17 ltd, an organisation that uses sport to bring together corporate clients with disadvantaged young people. 

Goal 17 quickly became market leaders and have formed partnerships with some of the biggest sporting brands in the world, including Premier League Football Clubs and Premiership Rugby Clubs. Fran was voted Global Woman’s No.1 UK Business influencer, has been featured in Forbes, she is a regular contributor on BBC Radio and part of a Parliamentary Advisory Group to get more women into enterprise.