Sherry Coutu CBE
Serial Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Sherry Coutu is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor who serves on the boards of companies, charities, and universities. She chairs Founders4Schools, Workfinder, and the Scaleup Institute and also serves as a non-executive member of The Royal Society, (Translation and Data Science Committees), Cambridge University (Finance Board), Raspberry Pi and the London Stock Exchange plc. She has invested in more than 60 companies as an angel (including Linkedin, Zoopla, Lovefilm (Amazon), New Energy Finance (Bloomberg) and 5 venture capital firms.
Philanthropically, she supports the Prince’s Trust, the Crick Institute and Founders4Schools.
Sherry has an MBA from Harvard, an MSc (with distinction) from the London School of Economics, and a BA (Hons with distinction) from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
She has been awarded Honourary Phd’s from The University of Bristol, Manchester University and the Open University for her work in Education and Economy.
She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to entrepreneurship in the New Year’s Honours List 2013.