This month Forbes released their 2017 lists and below are some of the brightest, young, innovative game-changers honoured under the 30 Under 30 – Europe category. To view the full list of talent recognition please visit Forbes.com.
Success – The class of 30 Under 30 – Europe
Michaela Coel, 30
A BAFTA award-winning screen writer & actress from East London. She starred in and wrote the script for the hit television programme ‘Chewing Gum,’ which aired on Channel 4 and Netflix.
Emeli Sandé, 29
R&B singer-songwriter who first caught the public’s eye after featuring on Chipmunk’s ‘Diamond Rings’ track. She won the Brit Awards’ Critics’ Choice Award in 2012 and performed the open and closing ceremony at the London’s 2012 Olympics. She has since won two other Brit Awards.
Dev Patel, 26
Actor whose credits include E4’s Skins, Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire and Exotic Marigold Hotel. He is internationally recognised for his star roles and film awards. He won the Best Leading Actor BAFTA film award in 2009.
Mark Wright, 27
Ex BBC The Apprentice candidate and winner became Lord Alan Sugar’s new business partner in 2014. He is the founder of Climb Online and plans to expand his marketing business to Australia, South Africa and Dubai.