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Sherry Coutu CBE

Sherry Coutu CBE

Former CEO and Angel Investor

Sherry is an Entrepreneur, Non-Exec Director, Investor and Advisor to Companies, Universities and Charities.

Sherry has many years of experience in the technology and education sectors which include serving as a non-executive member of the University of Cambridge (Finance Board), Cambridge Assessment, Cambridge University Press, The London Stock Exchange Group plc, Zoopla Plc.  Previous Non-executive roles in the education sector include teaching at London Business School, serving as a Trustee for NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) and serving RM plc as a NED.

Sherry is author of the Scale-Up report on UK Economic Growth, which was commissioned by the UK Government and is exploring ‘national and city dashboards’ to be able to measure the degree to which LEP’s can track the economic impact of their start-up and scale-up policies over time.

As an entrepreneur, Sherry has founded a number of businesses and charities in the past. As a philanthropist, in addition to founding and Chairing the charity Founders4schools, she is a supporter of  the Crick Institute and a Trustee of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Sherry was honoured with a CBE for “services to entrepreneurship”, from HM Queen in 2013, serves as an ambassador for London and the YourLife Campaign. She is an alumnus of the London School of Economics, Harvard Business School and the University of British Columbia.

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