Lawrence Jones MBE
Lawrence Jones MBE is the CEO of cloud and infrastructure firm UKFast. With more than 30 years’ business experience, Jones is at the helm of a portfolio worth £375m including a cybersecurity firm, a Swiss ski hotel and a construction business.
Jones’s unique approach to employee engagement and wellbeing has earned him plaudits from across the country, whilst his philanthropy has seen him transform the lives of thousands of people by helping to raise millions of pounds, donating his time and that of his team, and investing heavily in education and development.
His commitment to bridging the skills gap, redressing the gender balance in the technology industry has seen UKFast move into the education space, opening a digital-focussed high school and committing to training teachers as well as pupils.