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Nathaniel Peat

Nathaniel has created several opportunities for women and young people of African and Caribbean decent engage in science, technology and maths.

Through his company GeNNex he has focused on training and developing BAME technicians, who learn how to assemble, maintain, repair, install and sell solar devices and systems for homes, helping elevation from poverty especially in Africa. The work has been targeted at developing black female technicians, as there are not many represented in the sector in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. Nathaniel is also a co-founding trustee/board member at the EY(Ernst & Young) Foundation which is focused on supporting disadvantaged young people into work or entrepreneurship. He has also been pivotal through his non-profit The Safety Box in contributing to research around the disproportionate incarceration of BAME young people, in addition he has delivered personal development training for BAME offenders in an attempt to reduce violence & re-offending.

Nathaniel Peat

Nathaniel is the CEO and Co-founder of Gennex and has made huge waves in the social enterprise space. Gennex is now registered in four countries. To date, they have trained 46 people. He is also a trustee at Ernst & Young EY Foundation, which focuses on positively impacting the lives of disadvantaged youth.
He is committed to the mission of the organization which includes empowering young people across the UK to become the very best they can be as entrepreneurs, employees and in higher education. This prestigious organization looks to Nathaniel and the other trustees to continue their support of the mission and to make significant contributions to the further development of opportunities for young people from all walks of life. Nathaniel spends a great deal of time meeting with and consulting with you g people who may be considered disadvantaged in some way. He assists young people in identifying the ways in which their career paths can drive social mobility. Nathaniel assists young people in identifying career opportunities that can help them move beyond the limitations that may exist in their lives.
In 2015 Nathaniel was the only UK entrepreneur selected by Virgin Unite to attend a week long leadership gathering on Necker Island with Sir Richard Branson for his company Gennex. Nathaniel was honoured in June 2015 by Kings House, Jamaica, where he received the Governor General Award for Excellence from Sir Patrick Allen ON, GCMG, CD, and K.St.J. He is an international professional and has attended global meetings around both G20 & EU.