North West Entrepreneur of the Year
Winner: Jim & Jamie Clarke, Clarke Energy
Presented by: Phil Jones, managing director, Brother UK
Collected by Jamie Clarke
Clarke Energy has been transformed since Jim Clarke first took the reins over 20 years ago and its ambitious growth has continued under Jim’s son Jamie, who became chief executive in 2010. Last year, the company posted record turnover, established itself in six new territories and worked on landmark energy projects in Europe, Africa and Australia.