Campbell was announced as the winner of the show by Lord Sugar, and after working for Amstrad PLC he went on to set up a charity to help young people start their own business, the Bright Ideas Trust. He was given the accolade "for services to enterprise culture".
Posting on Twitter, Lord Sugar said: "Congratulations to Tim Campbell the first winner of The Apprentice for his well-deserved MBE. Well done!"
Campbell is the training ambassador for Mayor of London Boris Johnson and has supported BusinessZone.co.uk's small business competition The Pitch.
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