David Evans MBE
David Evans MBE is a serial Social Entrepreneur. He is the founder of The Grass Roots Group, a company he began in 1980 in a basement office in London which now has offices around the world, employing thousands of people.
He is seen as a senior and influential figure in the field of motivation. He has pioneered work in disability awareness, diversity understanding and childcare provision, and in 2006 and 2007 was listed in HR Magazine’s top 100 influencers.
In 2008, David Evans was awarded an MBE for services to corporate social responsibility after pioneering initiatives such as offering work placements to homeless people, providing his local community with a theatre, school facilities and sports, in addition to raising millions for charity.