Baroness Mone confirmed as our Awards Dinner Speaker.

baroness-moneWe are pleased to announce our speaker for the awards dinner on the 15th of September!

The Baroness Mone of Mayfair OBE, Lady Michelle Mone of Mayfair is an entrepreneur, renowned speaker and business mentor. Michelle grew up in the East End of Glasgow where – due to family illness – she was forced to leave school at 15 with no qualifications. In 1996 she founded Ultimo, which went on to become the UK’s leading designer lingerie brand with a staff of thousands and multi-million pound turnover.

Michelle’s passion is to use her success to inspire others, speaking around the globe at business events and mentoring hundreds of young entrepreneurs from across the world. In 2010 she was made OBE by Her Majesty the Queen, in recognition of her services to business. In the run-up to the 2014 referendum on Scotland’s future, she helped to lead the campaign to keep the United Kingdom together. In October 2015 Lady Mone, Baroness of Mayfair entered the House of Lords. Lady Mone is the new start-up business Tsar undertaking the Mone Review at the request of the Government.