John Caudwell

John Caudwell is an entrepreneur, one of the UK’s leading businessmen, and philanthropist. As an entrepreneur, John built a mobile telecommunications company which, over the course of around 20 years, grew to be one of the most successful businesses in the UK with a turnover of £2.6 billion. John is the founder of what is now one of Europe’s leading children’s charities, Caudwell Children, which to date has supported over 20,000 children and families, provided over £37 million worth of services and helped children with over 600 different medical conditions. He has also campaigned to raise awareness of Lyme disease, founding and funding Caudwell Lyme Co. John is also an opinion leader on several other issues, including reform of the higher education sector in the United Kingdom.