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Claire Young

Claire Young shot onto our screens as a finalist in The Apprentice. An advocate for women in business, employability skills, and enterprise education, Claire inspires audiences with topics such as  'Motivation, Inspiration and Visualisation'; 'How to start a business'; 'How to survive the credit crunch' and 'Women in Business' as her keynote speeches. 

Claire Young shot to fame in series 4 of the smash hit BBC1 programme ´The Apprentice´ and has become a corporate speaker and motivational speaker of the highest calibre.

Claire Young, 32, is the straight talking, no-nonsense business woman who is well known for reaching the final of series 4 of BBC1’s The Apprentice in 2008, watched by over 11 million viewers. Since then she has worked non-stop setting up numerous business ventures including school speakers. She is also passionate about promoting entrepreneurship and enterprise to our younger generation.

Claire was an inspiration to our audience. Her speech was witty, engaging and applauded by business guests, teachers and students alike
Enterprise Developement Manager, HERO Project

Claire works ‘hands on’ in schools (primary through to university age), and across multiple government organisations, helping students to raise aspirations, take off the blinkers and think big. She has worked on many successful initiatives, including enterprise education, SME growth, employability skills and the women in business agenda.

Claire supports the National Apprenticeship Service by heading up their Young Ambassador Network and works in partnership with the Peter Jones Foundation supporting Tenner Tycoon and Global Entrepreneurship Week. Claire has been nominated for the Queen's Enterprise Award 2011 and is also delighted to represent the UK in The European Network of Female Entrepreneurship Ambassadors.

Now a successful businesswoman she hopes that her story will motivate others - with hard work, drive and determination anything is possible.

Apprentice star, businesswoman and professional speaker, Claire Young is the ideal choice for corporate events.

For further information or to book Claire Young, please call us at Speakers Corner on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

What people said about Claire Young

If you need a speaker who can talk from experience and give advice and guidance in these difficult times Claire will do a fantastic job
Head of Communications UK and Ireland Monster
What an eye-opener! Her experiences and tips for life in the business fast lane were provocative and entertaining. Highly recommended
Circle Breakfast Club
Claire brought a great deal of expertise, enthusiasm and energy. Students drew inspiration from her experiences
The students admire her for her tenacity, the corporates were also very impressed by her story and delivery of the presentation
Aston Bright Futures
Informative and interesting presentation. Clearly enjoyed the format of the day, had read brief of applicants and as lead judge was incisive and helfpul as part of the questioning of presenters on the day and in judging winners of the competition (which was in a Dragons' Den type format).
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