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Anthony Impey MBE

Chief Executive, Be the Business - Chair, Apprenticeship Ambassador Network and the City & Guilds’ Industry Skills Board

Anthony Impey MBE is the Chief Executive of Be the Business, a not-for-profit organisation that is working to transform the British economy by supporting small businesses boost their productivity.

During his career, he has started and scaled several businesses. He started his first business at school and went on to build several businesses including Touchbase Network and Technology House. As founder and chief executive of Optimity, he built one of the UK’s leading providers of wireless internet services with a multi award-winning apprenticeship programme. He also founded TechCity Stars and Tech Up Nation to help disadvantaged young people kickstart their careers in the tech sector.

He also chairs the Department of Education’s Apprenticeship Ambassador Network, the City & Guilds Industry Skills Board and the Institute of Coding’s Postgraduate Artificial Intelligence Governance Board.