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Katie Tillard Sharp

Greater London, South West England

Katie is the founder of Be Real, a conscious brand consultancy for sustainable leaders of the future. She has 12 years of experience working in the fashion and beauty industry.


B Leader bio

Katie is a qualified B Leader with over 12 years of experience working in the Fashion and Beauty industry in London. She started Be Real Consultancy because she wanted to help Beauty, Fashion, Home and Lifestyle businesses Be Bold and navigate the B Corp certification process so that we can all Be Better.

Katie wholeheartedly believes in the B Corp movement and wants to help more brands become part of the mission to effect positive change.

With her help and expertise, becoming a B Corp can be a straightforward, uncomplicated journey. Katie will always transparent, honest and dedicated to getting brands through to B Corp status.

Her aim is to help build a more sustainable world. One brand at a time.

Be Bold, Be Better, Be Real.


Consumer Products & Services

Company size experience

SME, Start-up

Impact area expertise

Employees, Governance, Environment, Supply Chain


“B Corp certification was daunting at first, but Katie made it really clear, simple and guided us through each stage. We always felt we had the right level of support and our time was used very efficiently. We’re really glad we decided to work with Be Real on this.
– Lucas London, Founder – Lick

“Be Real has been a great experience all the way through. Katie really takes the time to explain every aspect, but also to help you craft the best possible responses. Katie is extremely well informed and I feel like I’ve learnt a lot throughout the whole process. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to take steps towards becoming certified.”
– Jasmine Wicks-Stephens, Founder – Faace

Talick Group
“To achieve our goal of B Corp certification for 3 interlinked businesses, we asked Katie Tillard Sharp of the Be Real Consultancy to guide us. With an in-depth knowledge of the B Corp process and excellent project management skills, Katie has been instrumental in leading us through the certification milestones and has represented us well with B Lab. In addition, with Katie working seamlessly as part of our team, the B Corp journey has enabled a positive assessment and improvement of our business structures and processes. Be Real and B Corp have certainly worked hand in hand for us”.
– Angus Macdonald, Founder – Talick

Companies taken through the B Impact Assessment


Companies taken through the B Corp Certification


Training cohort

Feb 2021

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