Friday, September 27, 2013

Interesting list of UK entrepreneurs during Queen Elizabeth II reign
Diamond jubilee special: who has been the most inspirational entrepreneur in the last 60 years?

An update of my highlighted favourites (first posted may2013), having been asked about it while pointing people to recently!
Stelios Haji-Ioannou – EasyJet
Duncan Bannatyne – Bannatyne Group, Dragons’ Den
Hilary Devey – The Pall-Ex Group, Dragons’ Den
James Dyson – Dyson
Peter Jones – Phones International, Dragons’ Den
Cath Kidston – Cath Kidston retail
Simon Cowell – Syco
Theo Paphitis – Ryman, Dragons’ Den
Michael Acton Smith -, MindCandy
Deborah Meaden – Dragons’ Den and various investments
Nick Robertson – ASOS
Michael Birch- Bebo
Hayley Parsons – GoCompare
Tim Smit - The Eden Project
Richard Reed – Innocent Drinks
Bernie Ecclestone – F1
Anita Roddick- The Bodyshop
John Timpson - Timpson
Dame Vivienne Westwood – fashion designer
Lord Alan Sugar – Amshold Group, Apprentice
Charles Dunstone – Carphone Warehouse
Martha Lane Fox –, Lucky Voice
Brent Hoberman –,
Sarah Beeny –
Jacqueline Gold - Ann Summers, Knickerbox
James Caan – Alexander Mann Group, Dragons’ Den, Hamilton Bradshaw
Karan Bilimoria - Cobra Lager
Peter Cullum - Towergate
John Bird - The Big Issue
Sir Richard Branson – Virgin
Mike Ashley – Sports Direct
Jamie Oliver – Jamie’s Italian
Dame Mary Perkins – Specsavers
Sir Philip Green - Arcadia Group
Sir Tom Farmer – Kwik-Fit
Sir Martin Sorrell - WPP Group
Charles Saatchi - Saatchi and Saatchi
Michelle Mone – Ultimo
Johnnie Boden – Boden
Terence Conran – Designer, Restaurateur
Kanya King- MOBO Awards
Anthony Bamford – JCB
John Caudwell - Phones 4U
Chrissie Rucker – The White Company
Simon Fuller – XIX Entertainment
Toni Mascolo - Toni and Guy
Sir Tom Hunter- Sports Division, West Coast Capital
Sir Tim Berners-Lee – inventor of the World Wide Web
Simon Woodroffe – YO! Sushi
Steve Pankhurst- Friends Reunited
Julian Dunkerton – Supergroup
Sir Gulam Noon - Noon Products
Peter Boizot - Pizza Express
Delia Smith – Author, Chef, TV presenter
Linda Bennett – LK Bennett
Mike Lynch – Autonomy
Sir Clive Sinclair - Sinclair Radionics, Sinclair Vehicles
Mike Clare – Dreams
Simon Nixon-
Charlie Mullins – Pimlico Plumbers

My favorites highlighted!


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