Sue Poole, director of entrepreneur training firm C4EE, has been crowned BQ's ‘Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year’ for Wales after a close final between inspiring entrepreneurs.
Sue was one of seven winners of emerging entrepreneur awards for the UK, announced at last night’s award show in Newcastle’s Boiler Shop.
Swansea-based C4EE is a social enterprise which hosts tailored workshops and classroom sessions teaching entrepreneurship to children as young as five. Sue came up with the idea in 2015 and today C4EE works with over 4,500 young people every year in schools across South Wales.
Hosted by BQ and powered by Atom Bank, the awards bring together entrepreneurs from across the UK with the challenge of identifying individuals who, in their view, are a next generation entrepreneur.
BQ Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Yorkshire went to Benjamin Lawton of Custom Controllers.
In the North East & Cumbria, the award was won by Andy Haddon of Earth Doctors Ltd.
Scotland’s Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award went to James McIlroy of
The winner of the BQ Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the North West was Kate Badger of the Academy of Fun!
In the Midlands, the award was scooped by Melissa Snover of the Magic Candy Factory.
Leila Francis Coleman of AquaPhysical is the winner of the BQ Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award for London & the South.