Having qualified as an accountant and tax adviser Warren spent five years working for a multinational advisory firm before deciding that corporate life was not for him and establishing Inspire in 2004. Inspire (www.inspire.uk.net) is an advisory firm that specifically works with ambitious and driven entrepreneurs and business owners enabling them to succeed. Since the formation of Inspire, Warren has developed the firm into one of the fastest growing advisory firms on the south coast, they have won a number of prestigious national awards and the firm now employs over forty members of staff. In addition they have successfully hosted an annual Entrepreneurs Conference at the BIC in Bournemouth for over 220 entrepreneurs and they are about to launch a national eco-systemto support the entrepreneurial sector.

In addition Warren has previously been chairman for the IOD in Dorset. He is currently a Board Member of the DCCI (Dorset Chamber of Commerce) and really proud to be the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Julias House (the Dorset and Wiltshire Childrens Hospice Charity). Last year Warren also won the award for Dorset Business Leader of the Year.