Steph McGovern

Steph McGovern is an award winning journalist and television presenter. Over the past fifteen years Steph McGovern has reported on business and finance from around the world, from international summits to small business success stories.

Steph took part in our Young Enterprise Company Programme whilst studying for her A levels. Her business engaged in a variety of services, from creating calendars to washing cars. Most importantly, Steph learnt essential competencies such as initiative, problem solving and organisation.

These have served her well throughout her career. For example, Steph was awarded the title of ‘Young Engineer for Britain’ when she was 19 after using her skills to save Black and Decker £1 million whilst completing an industrial placement with the manufacturer.

The Young Enterprise Alumna has gone from strength to strength, becoming a regular face on BBC One, fronting shows such as Breakfast, Watchdog, Shop Well for Less and Have I Got News For You. Steph has also launched a children’s TV show looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs, called Pocket Money Pitch on CBBC.