Our charitable work relies entirely on the generous support of our donors, whose funding enables us to deliver on our mission. We are enormously grateful to the businesses, foundations and individuals that share our purpose of developing the UK’s entrepreneurship agenda, and acknowledge them here.

Cornerstone Donor

Premium Donors

Corporate Donors


Lord Agnew of Oulton, parliamentary under secretary of state, Department for Education; Ian Armitage, co-founder, Isfield Investments; Lord Davies of Abersoch, chairman, Corsair Capital; Sir Lloyd Dorfman, founder, Travelex; The Golden Bottle TrustDavid Gregson, co-founder, Phoenix; Andrew Joy, senior advisor, Stonehage Fleming; Lord Lupton, ex-chairman, Greenhill Europe; Sir Keith Mills, ex-deputy chairman, LOCOG; Monica Monajem, managing director, Amitis Partners; Jon Moulton, founder, Better Capital; Vin Murria, entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and HG Capital board member; Rajal Patni & Rohit Patni, Lavanya Plus; Oliver Pawle, chair, board practice, Korn Ferry; David Pearl, David Pearlman Foundation; Andy Phillipps, entrepreneur and early stage technology investor; Mark Pritchard, founder, Allied Minds; The Rayne FoundationMike Rees, former deputy group CEO, Standard Chartered; Sir John Ritblat, honorary president, The British Land Company PLC; Gerald Ronson, Gerald Ronson Foundation; Sir Nigel Rudd, chairman, Business Growth Fund; Sadell FellowshipElisabeth Scott, former trustee, New Entrepreneurs Foundation; David Tibble, partner, Warburg Pincus; Jean-Baptiste Wautier, managing partner, BC Partners; The Hon. Charles Wigoder, executive chairman, Utility Warehouse.

CFE Fellows

Alex Price, founder and managing director, 93digital; Alexandra Isenegger, founder, CEO, Linkilaw; Alison Lowe, serial entrepreneur; Catherine Gannon, founder, Gannons; Catherine Gazzoli, founder, Piccolo; Christian Faes, co-founder, CEO, LendInvest; Dave Maclean, CEO, Packt Publishing; David Barrie, founder, managing director, Wild Blue Cohort; David Bozward, serial technology entrepreneur, head of the school of business and entrepreneurship at Royal Agricultural University; Diane Banks, founder, CEO, Northbank Talent Management; Duane Jackson¸ founder, Staffology; Duncan Cheatle, founder, Prelude Group; Guy Rigby, head of entrepreneurial services, Smith & Williamson; Helene Panzarino, serial entrepreneur; Ian Merricks, managing partner, White Horse Capital; John Maltman, CEO, E Fundamentals; Jonathan Bannister, founder, Make Happy; Kuljit Thiaray, founder, Desi High Street; Lara Morgan, co-founder, Shortcuts; Lopa Patel, digital entrepreneur, New Asian, Post; Lord (Howard) Leigh, senior partner, Cavendish Corporate Finance; Michael Hall, chairman, C6(n); Mike Hockey, co-founder, CEO, EH3 Group Limited; Mike Sotirakos, CEO and co-founder, Launch1000; Nick James, founder, Fresh Business Thinking; Nick Sturge, director, Engine Shed; Oli Barrett, founder, Cospa; Paddy Willis, co-founder, director, Grocery Accelerator; Paul Atherton, serial entrepreneur; Phin Mpofu, global community evangelist, Startup Grind; Pier Mucelli, founder, eOffice; Sahar Hashemi, co-founder, Coffee Republic; Stuart Rock, co-founder, World Class Britain; Syd Nadim, executive chairman, founder Clock.

We are also extremely grateful to those organisations who provide their support and expertise to enable CFE to carry out its work.