Tim Campbell MBE

Businessman, winner of The Apprentice, youth employment ambassador, social enterprise entrepreneur and speaker

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Tim Campbell MBE

Tim is a passionate and recognised advocate of inclusion.With a focus on Education, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship, he established aground-breaking charitable foundation, currently chairs an outstanding school board and regularly speaks on these topics at conferences and after dinner events internationally. This has led him to his most recent activity as Regional Head of Africa for the best Proprietary Trading company in 2020, OSTCGroup, Diversity and Inclusion strategic adviser for global talent acquisition company AMS and today Marketing Director for Financial Services education company TheZISHI.com. Tim has also come full circle having been appointed as the latest adviser to Lord Alan Sugar on the BBC One show The Apprentice, which he won in 2005, sitting alongside Baroness Karren Brady.

Having been awarded an MBE in 2012 for his services to Enterprise Culture, Tim currently splits his Time between family, advising a global talent acquisition business's strategic Diversity and Inclusion efforts, his own consultancy, mentoring and investments in the leisure and A.l. sector. He received the award after supporting the then Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, with his drive to increase the number of corporations recruiting apprentices from underrepresented communities across the capital and leading Bright Ideas Trust, his own foundation, to raise over £3m and support over 750 start-ups from underserved groups.

More recently, as a Liveryman and Freeman of the City ofLondon, Tim has prioritised his work in the education sector by joining the City of London Corporation's Education Board and championing Apprenticeships, as well as the social impact that companies have on their communities via his active support of the Lord Mayor's Dragon Awards.

Outside of this work, Tim is a member of several extensive networks. including the Livery Companies (particularly the Haberdashers and the Grocers). London Business School, British-American Project and the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), which is the U.S, Department of State's premier professional exchange program. Tim is also a member of the Government's Windrush Commemoration Committee.

Tim is a commercially aware, business savvy and conscientious leader with a record of successfully supporting the governments now labelled 'Levelling Up' agenda having been a selected small business and social enterprise advisor. Tim is a strategic thinker who is not afraid to roll up his sleeves and get involved in tactical delivery in order to increase value.

Tim is married to his teenage sweetheart, has two children and is a keen fitness enthusiast who is either running, riding, lifting or trying to keep up with the next generation of Muay Thai boxers.