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The Smith & Williamson Power 100 shines a spotlight on some of the people who are or who most impact the lives of entrepreneurs. From start-ups to scale-ups, it includes those who help shape policy and those who champion, mentor, support and promote entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in the UK.

Together with Fresh Business Thinking, Smith & Williamson has selected 100 of the most active movers and shakers in the entrepreneurial community. Factors influencing selection include promotion of the entrepreneurial cause, championing and mentoring, social influence and day to day engagement and support of the entrepreneurial and wider business community.

.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_tta_tabs color="green" active_section="1"][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome="fa fa-user" title="100-76" tab_id="1453119732628-c5f38edb-7a8f" add_icon="true"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1453119988830-b47191bf-0bb6-0" include="88565"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Rachel Bridge@rachelbridge100

A serial author on entrepreneurial topics.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800510472-4da7b7bd-04f7-0" include="88566"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Mike Butcher@mikebutcher

TechCrunch editor, co-founder at TechHub.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800508687-114840f5-6c07-3" include="88567"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Phil Cox@PhilCox_SVB

President of Silicon Valley Bank UK branch, led the establishment of SVB among UK businesses and technology firms.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800491591-84a12d1d-ac25-10" include="88568"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Sara Daw@sara_daw

Co-founder and CEO of The FD Centre, providing part time finance directors to SMEs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800725308-c4b192e0-a98f-5" include="88896"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Simon Dolan@simondolan

Known as ‘The Twitter Investor’, invests in start-ups based on their pitches on Twitter.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800729373-c07ac9e5-e755-8" include="88897"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Mark Dixon

Founder of Regus, champions business growth and innovation.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800730531-aa402002-987b-5" include="88570"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Bonnie Dean

A campaigner for digital entrepreneurship and former chief executive of Bristol and Bath Science Park.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800732620-e71d0ba8-175c-8" include="88569"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Jonathan Deacon

Leads the University of South Wales’ centre for research in entrepreneurship and Making Business Happen awards.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800889233-ecf48cc0-fe10-5" include="88951"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Alex Hoye@alexhoye

Leader of ICE, events for high-growth entrepreneurs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800890944-8ee93e28-354e-3" include="88899"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Stephen Howard LVO

Chief executive of Business in the Community.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455800893110-f1246de4-664a-5" include="88900"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Ben Fletcher@benfletch

Founder of the Fast Growth Event Series, and founder of Osney Media.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801090593-29f3eeed-6697-0" include="88954"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Duane Jackson@DuaneJackson

Founder of KashFlow, after spending two years in prison himself before starting the business, now believes enterprise should be used to help rehabilitate offenders.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801092380-f5a9d8a6-4480-8" include="88953"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Andy Jackson@PerformanceJack

Leader of Entrepreneurial Spark - a free start-up business accelerator - in Bristol, Birmingham and Cardiff.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801096817-a5b38ffe-77ec-5" include="88952"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Nick Hungerford@nickhungerford

Banker turned entrepreneur, Nick actively engages on the topics of entrepreneurship, finance and investment in the media.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801236732-13940e4e-b3b9-7" include="88957"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Richard Moross MBE@richardmoross

CEO and founder of Moo.com.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801239159-fd3117ed-72b0-0" include="88956"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Alastair Lukies

Fintech ambassador for government and CEO at Monitise.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801244411-eba52d4d-eb81-2" include="88955"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Peter Jones

Founder and director of Smart Anchor Ventures, which invest in and mentors scalable businesses.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801375645-9da4e106-2e57-3" include="88963"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].John Straw@johnstraw

Investor, adviser and business technology commentator.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801380201-b0d73aa5-be55-5" include="88962"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Colin Stevens@ColStevens

Founder of Better Bathrooms, Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 at the National Business Awards.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801383012-0770e7c1-4030-8" include="88960"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Tony Robinson OBE@TonyRobinsonOBE

Co-founder of Enterprise Rockers, Tony champions the UK’s micro businesses.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801388492-844a30fa-fd6c-3" include="88959"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Dale Parmenter@ParmenterDale

Founder of the DRP Group, he is now an active speaker on entrepreneurship and management.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801392514-4f198b81-7068-5" include="88958"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Jonathan Moules@Jonathan_Moules

Business education correspondent at Financial Times and author.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801593903-6ab5393e-12cd-2" include="88965"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Iqbal Wahhab OBE@IqbalWahhab

Restaurant entrepreneur, business mentor and columnist.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801598272-2d2e7f6b-0003-0" include="88964"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Matthew Taylor@RSAMatthew

Chief executive at RSA, helping people to close the gap between hopes and reality of starting a business.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455801713071-d146e3f9-ea28-8" include="88966"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Oliver Woolley@oliverwoolley

CEO at Envestors, a driving force behind scale-up businesses.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome="fa fa-user" title="75-51" tab_id="1454941565613-98945611-59ac" add_icon="true"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1454941565615-994e7e90-c33f-1" include="89261"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Kamal Ahmed@bbckamal

BBC business editor.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455802965840-4aba7811-31dc-3" include="89266"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Robert Craven@Robert_Craven

Founder of The Directors’ Centre, assisting fast-growth businesses, author and regular speaker.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455802967695-219b2569-3593-2" include="89265"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].James Caan CBE@jamescaan

Serial entrepreneur and former chair of the government’s StartUp Loans Company.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455802970702-c4449e60-88d5-0" include="89264"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Rebecca Burn-Callander@sparky000

Enterprise editor at The Telegraph.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455802972975-4dd13f3b-b9f4-5" include="89263"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Rod Banner@RodBanner

Leader of Snowball, a series of events for high profile and serial entrepreneurs and investors.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455802977020-8195a3bc-0337-2" include="89262"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Duncan Bannatyne@DuncanBannatyne

Founder of the Bannatyne Group, serial entrepreneur and investor.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455802963575-841b51bd-7ff2-9" include="89267"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Martyn Dawes

Coffee Nation founder, known as ‘The High-Growth Entrepreneur’s Mentor’.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455802961398-9888f42f-ea92-5" include="89268"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Steve Gilroy@sgilroy999

CEO at Vistage, developing a network of highly-skilled business mentors.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455802959378-8fd4e866-a765-3" include="89269"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Ben Heald

Co-founder of Sift Media, which helps entrepreneurs make the most out of their conversations.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803137078-8539da3e-767d-6" include="89273"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Rupert Lee-Browne@Lee_Browne

Founder of Caxton FX, runs Building British Business events.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803139514-8b5f03dd-3d4e-10" include="89272"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].James Layfield@Layfield

CEO of Central Working and serial entrepreneur, tech ambassador for the Mayor of London.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803144258-a5f6ef5e-8da8-2" include="89271"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Shalini Khemka@ShaliniKhemka

Founder of E2E Exchange, the ‘institute of entrepreneurs’.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803148610-d8472d04-d0cf-9" include="89270"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].James Hurley@jameshurley

Journalist at The Times, editor of Working Life/Enterprise sections.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803255239-4b0c2e4d-47bb-2" include="89276"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Michelle Mone OBE@MichelleMone

Lady Mone of Mayfair OBE, business mentor, currently leading government report on start-up support.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803258274-a78dccbb-c872-8" include="89275"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Julie Meyer@JulieMarieMeyer

Serial entrepreneur, investor, adviser, broadcaster and business commentator.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803264349-557db57f-2549-4" include="89274"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Kiki Loizou@KikiLoizou

Small business editor at The Sunday Times.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803332914-2da656b5-8f8c-6" include="89278"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Hayley Parsons OBE

Founder of GoCompare, now sits on the Welsh Government entrepreneurship panel and invests in start-ups.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803336123-07098e5a-ebd2-0" include="89277"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Lara Morgan@IamLaraMorgan

Active speaker and author who utilises her own experiences in business to teach and inspire others.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803415777-817df48a-dbb9-9" include="89280"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Matthew Rock@matthewrock

Founding editor of Real Business, author and columnist for City AM.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803419697-e339258f-aa59-0" include="89279"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Modwenna Rees-Mogg@modwenna

Founder of AngelNews and active supporter of entrepreneurs through angel funding.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803475906-5180b6ca-606f-5" include="89284"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Simon Walker

Director general at the Institute of Directors, making the political case to support entrepreneurs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803480743-25376b6e-0781-3" include="89281"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Rory Stirling@rorystirling

Venture capitalist at BGF Ventures, adviser to early-stage high-growth tech businesses.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803601558-abaf21ab-b183-8" include="89283"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Jenny Tooth

CEO at UK Business Angels Association, public speaker.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803606576-27267a8d-215b-8" include="89282"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Jeff Thomas

Director at the Corsham Institute, a centre for innovation, research, learning and enterprise in the South West.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" gap="0" grid_id="vc_gid:1455803701717-e88eae0b-3919-8" include="89285"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Ben Wright@_BenWright_

Business editor for the Telegraph group, previously of the Wall Street Journal.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome="fa fa-user" title="50-26" tab_id="1455609153500-a8698d26-0ca4" add_icon="true"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455609153502-c9a9795d-769e-3" include="89379"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].John Allan

National Chair of the Federation of Small Businesses, making the political case for small businesses.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455804780633-ac494e15-e002-3" include="89380"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Claire Braithwaite@ClaireBrai

Tech adviser at Manchester Growth Company, former head of Tech North – bringing Tech City to the ‘Northern Powerhouse’.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455804966260-58695a2d-bcda-8" include="89386"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Matt Gubba@MattGubba

Founder of Biz Britain, helping to provide young entrepreneurs with StartUp Loans.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455804968249-a7cf0c4f-e618-7" include="89385"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Irene Graham

CEO at the Scale Up Institute.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455804970282-e1537594-012c-8" include="89384"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Rowan Gormley@rowbags

Founder of Naked Wines and CEO of Majestic Wine.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455804971574-b442fc9e-e317-5" include="89383"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Rajeeb Day@rajdey

Founder of Enternships, co-founder of StartUp Britain, and founder of Student Voice.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455804974276-9c0f89b6-2cbe-8" include="89382"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Hugh Chappell@hughchappell

Serial entrepreneur, adviser and investor, and adviser at E2Exchange.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455804977345-4e9bd5f9-ab02-6" include="89381"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Ed Bussey@ed_bussey

Serial entrepreneur and investor, Entrepreneur of the Year at Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2015.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805082475-d68545a8-6462-5" include="89389"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Will King@iamwilliamking

King of Shaves, founder of The Entrepreneur-in-Residence Company.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805085381-0d8bf2e6-2f5b-7" include="89403"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Phil Jones@PhilJones40

Managing director of Brother, an active commentator on business and entrepreneurship, particularly in the North West.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805087030-cf487376-df51-7" include="89388"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Michael Jacobsen

Mentor at the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and Level39, Coach for government’s Growth Accelerator Programme.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805091946-04671fe7-23af-5" include="89387"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Peter Ibbetson@PeterIbbetson1

Chairman of Small Businesses at RBS, non-exec director at StartUp Loans Company.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805174620-68443f29-f0b6-6" include="89397"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Titus Sharpe@titussharpe

CEO of MVF, and winner of the Smith & Williamson Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2015.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805178276-f91e2ffc-f068-5" include="89396"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Guy Rigby@guyrigby

Entrepreneur, author and Head of Entrepreneurial Services at Smith & Williamson, the go-to firm for entrepreneurs, member of Economia’s Global Finance 50 in 2015.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805188299-b5b1da98-4f4c-2" include="89395"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Steve Pateman

Head of UK Banking at Santander, public speaker and driving force of Santander’s efforts with entrepreneurs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805190584-9039e93e-2ebb-5" include="89394"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Dale Murray CBE@DaleJMurray

Angel investor, non-exec director for the Department for Business, Innovations & Skills and UKTI.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805194040-0e44cf84-e10e-2" include="89393"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Gordon Merrylees@GordonMerrylees

Head of Entrepreneurship at the Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805200339-31457fbe-df9b-4" include="89392"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Ian Merricks@ianmerricks1

Chair at Accelerator Network, adviser for Social Incubator Fund, Dell for Entrepreneurs, Capital Enterprise and The Entrepreneurs Network.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805231697-bb540a14-e5b8-2" include="89391"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Dr Ruth McKernan CBE@RuthMcKernan

Chief executive of Innovate UK, leading the UK’s technology and innovation strategy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805235124-2d4e5147-0bc6-2" include="89390"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Martin McCourt@mccourtmartin

Former CEO of Dyson, investor and non-executive director.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805469038-3a92b944-ac23-2" include="89401"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Ross Williams

Founder of WhiteLabelDating and Venntro Media, serial award winner.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805473864-4e6d383e-b76e-2" include="89400"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Darren Westlake@dazwest

Co-founder of Crowdcube, the UK’s biggest crowdfunding platform.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805477724-a5ba8ce6-7067-0" include="89399"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Dr Shai Vyakarnam@ShaiVyakarnam

Lecturer and Director of Business Growth and Development Programme at Cranfield University School of Management.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805486644-0a310b56-6e8f-5" include="89398"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Matt Smith@mattTP

Director at Centre for Entrepreneurs and StartUp Britain, adviser at the Enterprise Research Centre.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1455805583518-e50cb768-a013-10" include="89402"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Sarah Wood@sarahfwood

Founder of Unruly, City AM Entrepreneur of the Year.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome="fa fa-user" title="Top 25" tab_id="1456214872313-c193fbed-ee44" add_icon="true"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872318-533fd746-7e32-4" include="89525"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Sir Rod Aldridge

Founder of the Aldridge Foundation, an educational charity helping young people reach their potential through entrepreneurship.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872323-703340e5-427b-5" include="89526"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Oli Barrett@OliBarrett

‘The most connected man in Britain’, a champion of entrepreneurship for many years through various projects, co-founder of StartUp Britain.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872327-10819e94-c8f0-5" include="89527"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Karren Brady CBE@karren_brady

One of the UK's most recognisable businesswomen, now a member of the House of Lords focusing on promoting small businesses.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872331-1b2fe075-5af7-9" include="89528"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Sir Richard Branson@richardbranson

One of UK's most recognisable entrepreneurs, who now devotes his time to inspiring and mentoring the next generation of entrepreneurs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872335-a4cce3bc-1e83-10" include="89529"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Eileen Burbidge@eileentso

A highly regarded tech entrepreneur, founder of Passion Capital - a venture capital management company for early-stage businesses.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872339-f1cc9155-130b-7" include="89530"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].David Buttress@davidjusteat

CEO of Just Eat, he is actively engaged in entrepreneurship debates and is considered one of the most influential businessmen in the UK.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872344-440d8bd3-eafe-2" include="89531"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Ian Cass

Chief executive of the Forum of Private Business (FPB), which is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs to increase growth and profitability.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872348-8face5c2-b5b0-5" include="89532"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Duncan Cheatle@DuncanCheatle

Co-founder of StartUp Britain and founder of The Prelude Group, a series of networks and events aimed at making "Britain the most enterprising nation in the world".[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872352-2abd7284-387a-5" include="89533"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Mike Clare@MikeGClare

Founder of Dreams, founder of Clarenco, and founder of The Clare Foundation, which helps charities become more entrepreneurial.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872356-8da658cb-8a9b-2" include="89534"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Sherry Coutu@scoutu

Angel investor, founder of the Scale-Up Institute and Founders4Schools.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872360-000f338b-aaf5-4" include="89536"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Julie Deane OBE

Founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company, recently published an independent review of the self-employed in the UK on behalf of the government.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872363-ed567128-9612-6" include="89537"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Simon Devonshire@simondevonshire

Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, founder of business accelerator Wayra Europe.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872367-03470a12-63da-8" include="89538"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Tony Goodwin@tonygoodwin

Founder of Antal International, serial entrepreneur and investor, speaker and entrepreneurs' champion.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872419-09a27b3b-2cd2-1" include="89550"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Gerard Grech@gerardgrech

CEO of Tech City, accelerating the progress of the UK’s digital entrepreneurs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872372-f07551a8-aab7-6" include="89539"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Michael Hayman MBE@michaelhayman

Co-founder of StartUp Britain, co-founder of Seven Hills communications consultancy, author.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872377-a4fab420-98ba-8" include="89540"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Sajid Javid MP@sajidjavid

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872381-7909811b-f418-1" include="89541"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Luke Johnson@LukeJohnsonRCP

Founder of the Centre for Entrepreneurs and chairman of Fast Track, a networking and research firm focused on top-performing private companies.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872385-38f7928c-a4a6-4" include="89542"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Martha Lane-Fox CBE@Marthalanefox

Founder of Go On UK and member of the House of Lords, promotes digital skills in the UK.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872389-971cef00-785b-4" include="89543"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Andrew Mullinger@mullinger

Co-founder of Funding Circle, providing over £400 million of loans to thousands of small businesses.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872393-c67a462e-7b2c-8" include="89544"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Sara Murray OBE@SaraMurrayOBE

Serial entrepreneur, founder of Confused.com and Buddi.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872397-4aa74111-2fd7-7" include="89545"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].John O'Connell

Founder of Scaleup Services, entrepreneur and serial investor.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872401-0c652588-bfdd-7" include="89546"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Ken Olisa@KenOlisa_LLofGL

Tech entrepreneur and founder of Restoration Partners, speaker and writer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872406-701cb5d1-c4a5-10" include="89547"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Daniel Priestley@DanielPriestley

Entrepreneur, speaker and author of The Entrepreneur Revolution and Oversubscribed.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872411-6104adb9-962e-4" include="89548"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Russ Shaw@RussShaw1

Founder of Tech London Advocates, member of Tech City Advisory Group, part of London Technology Week steering group, member of UK Digital Skills Taskforce.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_media_grid element_width="12" grid_id="vc_gid:1456214872415-c7b09fcc-ae2e-5" include="89549"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text].Anna Soubry MP@Anna_Soubry

Minister of State for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tabs][/vc_column][/vc_row]