Welcome to Franchise&

Where your franchise journey begins

At Franchise& we work with carefully selected brands, offering emerging, national and international opportunities.
Whether you’re a first-time single unit operator or a seasoned multi-unit franchisee – we would love to hear from you!
Our team has diverse experience in subjects ranging from marketing and psychology to legal frameworks and business modelling, allowing us to come together to specialize in the franchising sector.
We will work with you to find the best fit based on your areas of interest and your level of investment.

Partners

Partners

Executive Team

Adeel-Asghar

Adeel Asghar
CEO & Head of Strategy

A dynamic professional with a diverse skill set and education in marketing, law and business modelling from Oxford University. At Franchise&. He heads up the partnership with the brands that we represent and work with. With a key focus on emerging trends, consumer behaviours, business modelling and strategic alignment. He also heads-up master franchise opportunities Globally with a key focus on Middle East and Asia.

Mikayla Whittle
Head of Key brands

Mikayla holds both a BA and MSc in Clinical Psychology. At Franchise&. Mikayla currently heads up key relationships and the franchise development for CUPP, Heavenly Desserts, Oodles, Afrikana and Sure Care. In addition Mikayla looks after Canada and the GCC in particular the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since joining the team in 2020, Mikayla has assisted with the growth and development of these brands, delivering over 83 additional territories.

Tareq Shaheen
Head of CareerBuddies

Tareq has vast experience working in the international franchising sector which includes the GCC and Europe. Tareq specialises in EdTech and recruitment. He was comissioned by Franchise& to support in the development of the education and recruitment brand CareerBuddies.

Grant Mcmillan
Head of CITRES & 4x4 VH

Grant studies Marketing at the University of Strathclyde. He is a tech-advanced individual specialising in proptech and B2C software. He was comissioned by Franchise& to support in the development of short stays brand CITRES and is now scaling it internationally offered as a partnership franchise. He assists in franchising for 4x4 Vehicle Hire for their international expansion.

Chris-Coltham

Chris Coltham
Franchising Consultant

Chris has previously worked alongside a wide range of franchise brands across all sectors within his 38 years of experience. Chris has been commissioned by Franchise& to support in the expansion of the brands; BodyStreet, The Massage Company and Veeno across Scotland. He also supports the Century 21 brand in it's expansion across Scotland and North England.

Amber sajjad
Head of Events

Amber holds a BA in Events & Management. At Franchise& Amber manages the planning and execution of brand events such as store launches and brand discovery days. Amber has great experience in developing events to generate interest amongst consumers through creating a great atmosphere and bringing the right type of crowds for the brands targeted market.

Nikhil Sunil
Finance Assistant

Nikhil holds a degree in Project Management from the Kingston University in London. Nikhil has 4 years of experience working with Franchise& and his duties include assisting in the preparations of business plans and profit & loss projections. He works closely with our Head of Franchising, assisting Mikayla with various aspects of the business.

Asad Saeed
Assistant digital marketeer

Asad holds an MSc. in Business Administration from Sweden and a bachelors degree in International Business & Management Studies from The Netherlands with specialisation in International Marketing. Asad has over 10 years experience in international communication marketing. At Franchise& Asad assists with lead generation, the management of social media and the creation of graphical designs.

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