Welcome to Young Enterprise in the South East (Kent, Surrey, Sussex and The Channel Islands)

A region with more business start-ups and investment in services than anywhere else in the UK.

We have a dynamic, professional and committed staff team of Young Enterprise Managers based in every county in the South East of England. They manage the delivery of our educational programmes in hundreds of schools, colleges and universities across the region to empower young people with the confidence, ability and ambition to succeed.

Our work is supported by 20 local voluntary bodies across the region. They represent local business people and teachers, raise funds, recruit volunteers and run events such as trade fairs , training sessions and the Company Programme area and county finals.

In 2015-16 more than 14,000 young people took part in our programmes in the South East region from 230 education centres with more than 500 volunteers helping to guide and inspire them.

Don’t hesitate to contact us, if you want to get involved as:

  • A young person part or full-time education who wants to take part in one of our programmes
  • A teacher or tutor looking for high quality enterprise education programmes and events
  • Interested in volunteering your time and sharing your experience of work and business
  • A Company that would like to support our work
  • A past Young Enterprise participant who would like to join our Alumni programme

.DOTT (from Walthamstow Hall)

Young Enterprise South East Company of the Year 2016



.DOTT represented the South East at the UK Finals with their upcycled button greeting cards.


To read more about the South East Finals Click Here

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Contact Young Enterprise in the South East:

Area Manager

Bracey Parish

0781452 3534



East Kent

Trudie Hartridge

0770 288 7997



West Kent

Vanessa Johnson

0783 460 6231




Lynne Skinner

0783 460 9336




West Sussex

Madeleine Mills

0789 420 8910



East Sussex and Brighton & Hove

Wendy Gorham

0792 076 3651



For enquiries about The Channel Islands please contact the South East Area Manager Bracey Parish (as above)


Visit the Guernsey Young Enterprise website


Visit the Jersey Young Enterprise website