North West-based entrepreneur Lee Dentith is delighted to announce that he is to become an Enterprise Fellow for The Prince’s Trust, in an effort to work with and inspire the region’s entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
The Enterprise Fellowship is a collective of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs, working in a number of ways to enable the Prince’s Trust to reach more young people, passing on their experience and expertise and inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Lee is extremely excited about the prospect of giving back to The Prince’s Trust, which supported the launch of his first business 20 years ago.
He has since gone on to found the UK’s leading independent advertising agency, Media Agency Group, where he is now a non-executive chairman. He is also the sole founder and CEO of a hugely successfully digital health company, Now Healthcare Group, known for its Dr Now and Now GP app products.
In his role as an Enterprise Fellow, Lee will be given the opportunity to mentor young up-and-coming business entrepreneurs and act as an inspirational speaker at events across the North West region.
Lee said: “I am incredibly honoured and excited about the prospect of becoming an Enterprise Fellow for The Prince’s Trust. The Trust provided me with some excellent support when I founded my first business 20 years ago, and I’m looking forward to giving something back by passing on some of my experience and knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs in the North West.”
The Prince’s Trust’s vision is “to champion youth enterprise and give young people from disadvantaged backgrounds the opportunity, skills and inspiration to be the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.” It relies on the invaluable support of Enterprise Fellows in order to continue its vital work.
Andrew Ridge, Acting Regional Director – The Prince’s Trust North of England
“I am delighted to have Lee on board as an Enterprise Fellow and Patron of The Prince’s Trust! It’s amazing to hear a Prince’s Trust supported business grow and become such a great success. Lee is a true inspiration to young aspiring entrepreneurs. I would like to thank Lee for choosing to invest in the futures of our young people, it is the invaluable support from people like Lee that enables us to help the young people who need us most.”
Young people who are interesting in setting up their own business can get support from The Prince’s Trust, either face to face or via Prince’s Trust online, more information can be found on their website www.princes-trust.org.uk