Jenny Evans is an award-winning entrepreneur and artist with a global clientele for her nature-inspired artwork. She earned a First Class Honours degree in Textiles from Cardiff Metropolitan University, where she also won Santander's University Entrepreneur's national competition in 2017, securing £25k in prize money. Shortly after, Jenny raised a seed round of £350k to launch her investor-backed business, specialising in luxury homeware and fashion accessories made in the UK.
While managing a team across two offices, Jenny also served as the UK Policy Chair for Young Entrepreneurs at the FSB, advocating for legislative changes to support young business leaders. She has mentored hundreds of Plymouth-based startups through her work at Outset and serves as a Trustee for Plymouth Culture, influencing the city's creative and cultural future.
Now a Lecturer on BA (Hons) Fashion Media & Marketing and BA (Hons) Textile Design at Arts University Plymouth, Jenny is committed to spotlighting the next wave of creative talent.