Anthony Impey

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Anthony Impey MBE is a serial entrepreneur and experienced business leader with a track-record in starting, building and operating businesses and not-for-profit organisations in the tech and skills sectors.

He is founder of Optimity, which he built into one of the leading providers of wireless internet.  He launched and successfully exited Touchbase Networks, a telecoms business.  He also founded TechCity Stars and Tech Up Nation; not-for-profit organisations that helped disadvantaged young Londoners kickstart their careers in the tech sector.

He is chair of the Federation of Small Business Skills Policy Board, the UK government’s Apprenticeship Stakeholder Board and the Mayor of London’s Apprenticeship Advisory Group.

He was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s 2018 New Year’s Honours for Services to Apprenticeships and Small Business.