Bev Hurley is one of the UK's leading experts on business start up, scale up and financing. She’s been CEO of YTKO since 2000 and as part of its social mission, YTKO has helped over 30,000 entrepreneurs and businesses and raised £65m finance. She started the Outset foundation in 2013 to help start up businesses and is currently running the programme in the borough. Bev has a CBE for services to enterprise.
Rosie Davies-Smith founded LFA PR agency in 2013, to offer honest PR to great product-based brands without the inflated price tag. She launched PR Dispatch, a PR subscription business in 2017, which provides brands with everything they need to maximise their chances of UK press coverage. They have won multiple awards including Agency Of The Year and Rosie won Creative Industries Entrepreneur Of The Year in 2016