"Fear, 59, first went into business at the age 15 after reading an article in a local paper on his paper-round about a new legislation that would affect the way industrial ovens were cleaned.
Stephen, MD and founder of The Fear Group, is now a hugely successfully self-made multimillionaire and entrepreneur who runs over 70 companies with his son, Leon Fear. His investments cross multiple sectors, including property, green technology, IT, care homes, hotels and manufacturing.
Fear is currently the Entrepreneur in Residence at the British Library, a highly respected position which was previously held by the late Dame Anita Roddick and more recently the former Dragon's Den panellist Rachel Elnaugh. Stephen Fear is also very active in charity work, including being a patron for the organisation Heropreneurs."