Paul Hargreaves Keynote Speaker
- Forces for Good: Author & Speaker
- Founder and Chief Executive of Cotswold Fayre Ltd,
- UK B Corp Ambassador
Paul Hargreaves is the Founder and Chief Executive of Cotswold Fayre Ltd, a speciality & Fine food wholesaler that supplies nearly 2,000 retail outlets throughout the UK. A renowned figure within the speciality food world for his insightful views and business mindset, Cotswold Fayre grew from the cellar of his house in London to the leading wholesaler to farm shops and delicatessens around the UK.
Since 2015, Cotswold Fayre has been certified as a B Corporation; meeting the highest standard of overall social and environmental performance. It has become a key partner in starting business projects in Kenya, associated with children’s centres, striving to make them self-sufficient. Starting from the cellar of Paul’s house in London, Cotswold Fayre has grown to become one of the 60 founding UK B Corporation. Paul is also a UK B Corp Ambassador. In 2019, Paul published the book “Forces for Good: Creating a better world through purpose-driven businesses” which explores the ways to help a business step up and create meaningful differences and making positive impacts on the world by redefining what it means to be successful and it has been entered in The Business Book Awards 2020.
As a leading voice in the UK that encourages and inspires businesses to create impactful change and be a ‘Force for Good’, Paul is often booked as a speaker. By helping others change their way of work and to consider the impact of decisions made so that the business can help reduce poverty, injustice and environmental damage by balancing purpose with profit, all whilst becoming a more successful business that helps make the world a better place, Paul leaves his audiences feeling fulfilled and helps fuel their drive as entrepreneurs and business people.
- Creating a Lasting Leadership Legacy
- Being a compassionate leader
- Creating Businesses that are Forces for Good