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Dr Yvonne Thompson

Dr Yvonne Thompson, CBE, FRSA, is a British business leader, who was a founding member of radio station Choice FM, music editor of Root magazine, managing director of marketing and PR company ASAP Communications, president of the European Federation of Black Women Business Owners. Her work has had a focus on women-owned businesses, as well as on diversity and gender equality in the workplace. She is frequently referred to as “Britain’s first black self-made woman millionaire”. In February 2018, her appointment as chair of The Radio Academy was announced.