30 under 30 winners revealed

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The winners have been announced for this year’s Cornwall’s 30 under 30.

The annual awards celebrate Cornwall’s brightest young business talent and were organised by Cornwall Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Business Cornwall magazine, Pirate FM, Truro and Penwith College and branding agency, Don’t Cry Wolf.

“Judging and awarding the 30 under 30 certificates is one of my high points each year. The event where we gather the 30 winners and their families promises to be more exciting than ever this June.”

Full profiles of all the winners appear in the May issue of Business Cornwall magazine.

RHIANNA HINTON (FALMOUTH AND EXETER STUDENTS’ UNION)

As a communications professional, Rhianna Hinton understands how to plan and create campaigns that are eye-catching, relevant and effective

CHRIS SMITH (BULL & WOLF FILM CO)

As the creative director of Bull & Wolf, Chris Smith has been instrumental in the business’ continued growth.

JASON RATCLIFFE (STEREN SURVEYORS UK)

Jason Ratcliffe launched Steren Surveyors in February 2021, initially focusing on residential surveys and valuations in the Truro area.

JESSICA DAVIES (BOCONNOC)

Taken from her LinkedIn page, Jessica Davies’ mantra in business is “Purpose, Quality and Determination”.

SOPHIE CHAPMAN (STUDIO GORSE)

Following a successful agency career, last year Sophie Chapman took the leap and set up her own interior design company – Studio Gorse.

MELANIE BAND (N-CODERS)

Melanie Band is described by her MD as “one of the most talented and driven individuals I’ve ever worked with” and is credited in “transforming” the culture of n-Coders.

SOPHIA ROSE (THE INVICTUS TRUST)

Widely regarded by everyone who knows her as “the kindest person ever”, Sophia Rose is a director of two successful companies (Flying Start Nurseries and TLC Training) and a founding trustee of the charity, Invictus Trust.

JAKE KENDALL (THE CORNISH LARDER)

With no business experience, Jake Kendall started The Cornish Larder three years ago from his parents kitchen.

CORIN MYNETT (KEVRI)

Corin Mynett is a co-founder of all-female led start-up, Kevri, which is working with UK universities to identify and capture ‘missing knowledge exchange activities’.

KEELEY-ANN MCCABE (CORNWALL MARINE NETWORK)

Since joining Cornwall Marine Network straight from sixth form, Keeley-Ann McCabe has been promoted seven times in just eight years!

SAM NORTON (PRIMA BAKERIES)

Sam Norton has been part of the family business since the age of 17, working his way up from a part time entry data job to his current role as accounts manager, overseeing a team dealing with over 600 customers.

ELLEN O’ROURKE (TOUCHBYTE)

Ellen O’Rourke first joined Pool-based IT company Touchbyte in the summer of 2018 while studying journalism at Falmouth University, helping out on marketing and social media.

BEN JOHNSON (TFP HYDROGEN)

Ben Johnson joined TFP from university in 2018, with a desire to return to Cornwall to work in an industry that supports his personal drivers to reduce the impact of climate change.

JESS RUDD (CORNISH TEA & COFFEE)

Jess Rudd has had an instant impact at Cornish Tea & Coffee. Within six months of joining in the newly-created position of head of marketing, Jess has flourished and pushed the business in new directions.

ALICE MAFFEY (OCEAN HOUSING)

Alice Maffey is Ocean Housing’s youngest-ever development manager, a role she obtained aged just 24.

IZZY GALLOWAY (TAKE POINT TRAINING)

Izzy Galloway is operations manager at Take Point Training, a company which delivers leadership training shaped by military experience.

HEIDI THIEMANN (TRURO & PENWITH COLLEGE)

The space sector in Cornwall has huge potential and Heidi Thiemann is playing a key role in its future success.

JORDAN COOK (RESTORMEL KITCHEN)

Following the Covid-enforced closure of where he worked as head chef in July 2020, Jordan Cook set about starting up a lockdown-friendly operation from home, producing restaurant quality food for home delivery.

JAKE GREGORY (PRIMROSE HERD)

Described by Primrose Herd founder Sally Lugg as “probably the most hardworking under 30 I know”, butchery manager Jake Gregory has been with Primrose Herd for eight years.

MEG SMITH (RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT)

UK Meg Smith, who combines her work as a marine advisor at Natural England with marine scientist at Research Development UK, has made a success of everything she has tried.

BRANDON HARGRAVE (KOALA KARLOUS)

Following the outbreak of the pandemic, musician/songwriter Brandon Hargrave converted his mobile recording studio into Cornwall’s first-ever fully powered coffee pop up, which drew national attention.

JOEL MATTHEWS (CROWDFUNDER)

For such a young professional, Joel Matthews has an “exceptional maturity” to deal with “impressive commercial challenges”, breaking new ground all the time.

PHILLIP ANTHONY (DAVID PAULL CNC ENGINEERING)

Phillip Anthony has been with DP Engineering since leaving college seven years ago and has never looked back.

JOE TURNBULL (BULL & WOLF FILM CO)

Joe Turnbull’s leadership of Bull & Wolf Film Co has led to the rapid growth of the company, which has more than doubled turnover in the past year and grown its team from two to five.

JONNY BRIGHT (MILLER COMMERCIAL)

Jonny Bright is proud champion of promoting Cornwall as a serious place to do business and one of his passions is helping business people navigate the process of buying or renting commercial property to grow their business.

MEGAN WHITE-JONES (OPUS EDUCATION RECRUITMENT)

Within six months of joining Opus Education Recruitment as a trainee consultant, Megan White-Jones had been promoted to stakeholder engagement and brand executive.

BELLA COLLINS (FLEXI-HEX)

As head of marketing, Bella Collins has been a fundamental part of Flexi-Hex’s recent success. Having initially joined the business as marketing manager in September 2020, Bella has grown to become a pivitol part of the leadership team.

CHRIS KING (THE GROWER)

Chris King founded The Grower last year, with the aim of helping to meet net zero targets and providing high-quality UK sourced and grown trees.

NIK SAVORIC (AIRIZE)

Nik Savoric is an outstanding design professional with more than ten years of AR/VR experience.

GEORGIA CUMMINGS (SERVE)

Georgia Cummins was all set for a job interview as event staffing manager with event management company Serve when the pandemic hit.

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