Ketan Makwana is a renowned international & TEDx Speaker, serial entrepreneur and mentor. Has started, scaled an sold multiple businesses in the last 7 years.
In a response to the emerging skills gap between education to employment and enterprise, Ketan launched Enterprise Lab which has evolved into a innovative agency supporting Mindset, Attitude & Behaviour development serving over 100,000 people a year across the world.
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 old’s. Leading on from this took a position as Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Youth Policy. Other work includes being part of the E20 Summit (20 entrepreneurs from the UK working on the missing millions), has a seat in European Parliament & Commission working on the 2020 strategy for enterprise and employment.
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 including MIT and British Council and an 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 was appointed into the Maserati 100 which celebrates 100 entrepreneurs that are giving back to future generations. Ketan was a finalist for Entrepreneur of Excellence at the National Diversity Awards and Best Mentor at the National Mentoring Excellence Awards.