Tim Campbell MBE



As the first winner of the BBC TV show The Apprentice Tim has been described as the ‘human face of business’. Tim is a small business advocate, youth talent ambassador and a passionate believer in the transformative power of education and commerce.

Having attended London Business School and more recently focused on Fintech, Blockchain and the 4th Industrial Revolution via courses at Oxford University Said Business School he sees the future of work and the skills required as essential areas of debate and action.  As a small business owner, founder of his own entrepreneurial social enterprise charity - Bright Ideas Trust - and co-author of one of Amazon’s Top 10 rated business books ‘What’s Your Bright Idea?, Tim is a passionate supporter of talent wherever it may be.

Tim has been an Apprenticeship ambassador for the UK Government and Mayor of London, currently sits on the City of London Education Board and is Chair of an ‘outstanding’ OFSTED rated school in East London.

Awarded an MBE for Enterprise in 2012, Tim is regularly booked as a keynote speaker at events with some of the largest business brands and is often invited to provide insightful comment on topical matters on TV, radio and in newspapers. Tim has appeared on BBC Question Time, regularly on Sky News and Good Morning Britain and much to his mum’s delight the quiz show Pointless - Business Celebrity edition! 

Married to his childhood sweetheart, they live in London and have two beautiful children.

" I was blown away by Tim - what an inspirational speaker, I could have literally listened to him for hours. His take on business, attitudes and his background was fascinating, and his vigor and enthusiasm were the perfect pitch for a speaker in his genre."   Thames Valley University on Tim Campbell 

"¦thank you so much for your contribution last week. The feedback we have had from the event has been overwhelmingly positive...You have a great way of speaking - I don't believe there would have been a single individual in that audience who wouldn't have associated with some aspect of your speech."    Ernst & Young

"Tim held the audience spellbound with his life story so far¦.One of the delegates described him as - Fantastic - so down to earth and one of the best speakers she has heard."  Business Link Kent CIC

"Thanks for your excellent contribution to the launch of Young London Matters yesterday. Your attendance and support was greatly appreciated by all present."  Department for Children and Learners

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