Rachel Bridge is a business writer, public speaker and author of five books about entrepreneurs. Her latest book is How to start a Business without any Money. She is the former Enterprise Editor of The Sunday Times and now writes an opinion column on small business issues for The Sunday Telegraph as well as running events and workshops for entrepreneurs and small businesses. In 2010 she took a one-woman show about entrepreneurs called How to make a Million before Lunch to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Having interviewed hundreds of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs for her popular Sunday Times column, How I Made It, Rachel has gained a real insight into what makes entrepreneurs tick. By drawing on real life examples, she is the ideal person to talk about the common traits they share and look at what we can learn from them.
As well speaking regularly at conferences about entrepreneurs and small businesses, Rachel has proven to be an extremely successful moderator and chairperson, using her knowledge of business to guide proceedings in an informed and effective way.
“A personal note of thanks for your efforts on our behalf. Super job! I’m delighted with how the event went and a huge part of that is down to you – immensely grateful” – George Derbyshire, chief executive of the National Federation of Enterprise Agencies
Rachel also hosts awards ceremonies and gives after-dinner speeches.
Rachel has an MA (Hons) degree in Economics from Cambridge University and prior to joining The Sunday Times in 2003 worked for The Investors Chronicle, The Evening Standard and The Times, including two overseas postings in Australia and France.