Lee Chambers shortlisted for Great British Entrepreneur Award

Lee Chambers, founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Service Entrepreneur of the Year category at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. The popular awards have seen over 4,800 entrepreneurs apply to win one of 16 categories, making the competition tougher than ever.

Founded in 2013, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards acknowledges the hard work and inspiring stories of entrepreneurs and businesses in the United Kingdom.

The Awards have celebrated some outstanding entrepreneurs who have gone on to become household names. Previous winners include the founders of Grenade, Tangle Teezer, The LAD Bible, Clearscore & The Cambridge Satchel Company.

Founder of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, Francesca James, said: “We have seen some incredible finalists over the years, and this year is no exception. It really is one of the strongest shortlists we’ve ever had, and the fact that so many exceptional people have applied during such a tough year is a testament to the resolve and entrepreneurial talent that exists across the UK.

“Creating the shortlist out of so many wonderful applications was incredibly tough, so I don’t envy the judges who will now decide the regional winners. Everyone who has been shortlisted should be incredibly proud and we’re thrilled to be able to showcase their achievements.”

Anne Boden MBE, founder of Starling Bank, headline partner for the Awards, said: “The events of the past year have touched everyone, be it through the health of friends and family, the isolation of restrictions or the wider impact on our livelihoods. However, businesses are made of people, and it’s the incredible fortitude, determination and innovation of people like those shortlisted, that has helped our regions survive, and in some cases thrive.

Lee Chambers, psychologist and founder of Essentialise, said: “It’s an honour to be recognised alongside so many innovative and high-performing entrepreneurs and organisations. Just to be shortlisted fills me with joy and optimism, and it is great to be representing Lancashire after what has been a challenging year.”

To find out more about the shortlist and finalists, please see the GBEA website here, and to follow Lee’s journey, you can see more at https://leechambers.org.