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Maximising your potential in changing landscapes

In a world where landscapes and environments are constantly changing if you stand still you will get left behind… We explore what it takes to maximise your potential.

Ketan Makwana

Ketan is a serial entrepreneur who has started, scaled a sold multiple businesses.

In a response to the emerging skills gap between education to employment and enterprise Ketan launched Enterprise Lab, in 2011 which is now operating in 11 countries training 100,000 people a year.

In 2012 Ketan founded and delivered Youth Enterprise Live backed by the Prime Minister and the UK’s largest event focused on Education, Employment and Enterprise for 15-30 year olds… leading on from this he took a position as Special Advisor to the Prime Minster on Youth Policy; other work includes being part of the E20 Summit (20 entrepreneurs from the UK working on the missing millions) and has a seat in European Commission Strategic Board working on the Horizon 2020 strategy for enterprise and employment.

Ketan is the Head of Operations at Rockstar Group, the UK’s leading funding and mentoring organisation that has delivered £14m funding and supported over 2400 businesses in the UK.

Ketan is an advisor to UK Government on youth and enterprise policies, works with International Governments & Ministries on Enterprise Eco-System Development and sits on many advisory boards and panels… further work includes ambassador of UKTI and Foreign & Commonwealth Offices related to Enterprise development in countries across the globe.

As an entrepreneur Ketan has been awarded the Smarta 100 Award in 2012 for creating one of the most disruptive businesses in the UK, in 2013 Enterprise Lab was awarded Best Business by Start Young Global Awards and has been nominated and shortlisted for Entrepreneur of Excellence at the National Diversity Awards, Best Mentor 2015 in the Excellence in Business Mentoring Awards