EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is a unique global programme that recognises entrepreneurial achievement among individuals and companies that demonstrate vision, leadership and success — and work to improve the quality of life in their communities, countries and around the world.

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Meet the entrepreneurs who are creating a positive impact on the UK economy.

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Are you a founder, CEO or leader of a high-growth business and ready to join our global ecosystem of entrepreneurs? Nominate yourself or another leader for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ today.


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Representing the best of entrepreneurship

Starting at the regional and country level, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year honors leaders who demonstrate excellence in areas such as innovation, financial performance, social responsibility, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. ​​

Each annual program concludes with a competition and announcement of category winners — such as industry and innovation winners — and an overall winner. Winners are selected by an independent panel of judges who are successful, innovative entrepreneurs themselves. ​

Overall program winners go on to represent their country or territory in the ultimate global competition for entrepreneurs: EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™

Matthew Scullion, EY UK Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2021 | EY UK

Timo Boldt, Gousto
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2022 UK overall winner

"Winning EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2022 UK means the world to me. I am so proud of the team that makes it all happen every day, and this is their recognition. A big thanks to EY for such a great process and all the support."

Ken Murphy

Ken Murphy, Tesco Stores Plc,
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2021 UK Judge

“This was my first involvement of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme. The quality and variety of the entrants has been exceptional and it has been a fantastically rewarding experience!”

Sam Skerry

Sam Skerry, bp Launchpad and Venturing
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2021 UK Judge

“The exposure that participants get to some incredible speakers as well as that network that they build amongst themselves and with the alumni community is fundamental to the programme.”

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To find out more about EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™, get in touch with your local award program manager and leader.


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